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22 Lignes de Paris . . 242 Pouces angl . . 0127 Mètres. . M o n t p e l l i e r . La canne = 8 pans . . 881 Lignes de Pafís . . 246 Pouces angl . . 9874 Mètres; ibid 84: T o u l o u s e . 16 Lignes de Paris . . 710 Pouces anglais . . 7960 Mètres. 1858 Noback 471: [Marseille] Die Canne von 8 Pans zu 9 Pouces . . 2,0127 Meter = 892,222 paris. Lin. 1899 Martin 2. 365: L ’aune de Paris au lieu de la canne. 1902 Bailly 189: La canne était généralement en usage dans le midi; ibid 199: canne caracca [ 35 La Canne (du latin canna, roseau).

4-9 cabotel [dim of c a b o t ]. A m-c for grain; a small c a b o t ( Godefroy sv ). cabot cacque. caque camuse — 9 camuse [perh

72 bushels. 1914 Grivel 32: Le bichet de Nancy, mesure en bois d’un diamètre de 1 pied 6 pouces 6 1. 1 point (o m50i2) du Pd Français et de 5 po. 5 1. 11 p. de hauteur (o mi486) avait une capacité de 29 1. 3; 4 bichets formaient 1 resal. 1957 Alberti 467: Bichet . . Lyon . . 277 1. b ic h e ta , b ic h e te . b ic h e t t e — 4-9 bichetée [der of b i c h e t ; see b i c h e r é e , b i c h e t t e , b i ­ c h o n e , b i c h o n é e ]. a m-a for land used chiefly in the Charollais, Mâconnais, Bresse, Brionnais, and Bourgogne.

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