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:
"Furlong" was as early as the 9th century used to translate the Latin stadium, s th of the Roman mile.
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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