Cloth measure - definition of Cloth measure by The Free Dictionary
|the measure of length and surface by which cloth is measured and sold. For this object the standard yard is usually divided into quarters and nails.|
See also: Cloth
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in periodicals archive
The slippage of the cloth measure
tape measure caused the nurses to have more difficulty placing and holding the cloth tape measures over the anatomical landmarks on the infant's head, which necessitated repeated measurement attempts.
Many times I have seen a yard of cloth measure
from tip of nose to end of hand with arm stretched out and men measure a yard by stepping heel to toe.