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ELL. A measure of length. In old English the word signifies arm, which sense it still retains in the word elbow. Nature has no standard of measure. The cubit, the ell, the span, palm, hand, finger, (being taken from the individual who uses them) varies. So of the foot, pace, mile, or mille passuum. See Report on Weights and Measures, by the Secretary of State of the United. States, Feb. 22, 1821; Fathom.

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Aune said the tour gave community members a deeper understanding of the garden's importance and history.
Elizabeth McCann of AUNE, which is based in Keene, N.FH., and also has campuses in Seattle, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Calif, and Yellow Springs, Ohio.
It is fitting that this special issue critiquing, elaborating, and extending the work of Aune be published by the American Forensics Association.
After 1.5 hours of operation Aune was found in serious injuries and some serious fracture on his body.
"When I think about what Michelle's had to do, when I think about my own mom, a single mother raising me and my sister, that's work," he said in a Thursday interview at the White House with anchor Bruce Aune of KCRG-TV of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Ready for battle: (back row) Ulfr Kveldulfsson, Skalligrim Ericsson, Dragar Wufson, Alrec and Edam Aune; Ravanaes and Dougal (front row), all from the Byfrost Guard.
A Salt Lake City prosecutor dropped charges against two men, Derek Jones and Matthew Aune, who ran into trouble for kissing in the Main Street Plaza.
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Dr Kristin Aune, from the University of Derby, said many young women were put off going to church because they linked it with traditional values.
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Of the program, the school's principal, John Aune, said students were "learning about the problems of intolerance and the problems of discrimination and helping kids understand what some people went through to change the world."
By Liba Sherif Star Staff Writer "I urge women to see their value as mothers and wives," began Marianne Aune, as she settled down in her chair at The Star a fortnight ago.