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  • FURLONG (from the 0.
  • "Furlong" was as early as the 9th century used to translate the Latin stadium, s th of the Roman mile.
  • Furlong in the publications of the University of California, under the name of Preptoceras sinclairi.
  • We can restore then the old English system of long measure from the buildings, the statute-prohibition, the surviving chain and furlong, and the old English mile shown by maps and itineraries, thus:
  • For the acre also there was in later times a standard length and breadth, the former being called furhlang (furlong) and reckoned at one-eighth of a mile, while the aecerbraedu or " acre-breadth " (chain) was also a definite measure.

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