Miscellaneous Table

12 articles

=

1 dozen.

12 dozen

=

1 gross.

12 gross

=

1 great gross.

2 articles

=

1 pair.

20 articles

=

1 score.

24 sheets

=

1 quire.

20 quires

=

1 ream.

1 league

=

3 miles.

1 fathom

=

6 feet.

1 hand

=

4 inches.

1 palm

=

3 inches.

1 span

=

9 inches.

1 knot (U. S.) = 6,086.07 ft. = l 1/6 miles (roughly). 1 meter = 3 feet 3 3/8 inches (nearly).