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BARLEYCORN. A lineal measure, containing one-third of an inch. Dane's Ab. c. 211, a. 13, s. 9. The barleycorn was the first measure, with its division and multiples, of all our measures of length, superfices, and capacity. Id. c. 211, a. 1 2, s. 2.

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He is the author of 'John Barleycorn Must Die: The War Against Drink in Arkansas," published by the University of Arkansas Press in 2005.
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