Pole

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POLE. A measure of length, equal to five yards and a half. Vide Measure.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Avoid chapped lips with a balm; Clinique' s Superbalanced Compact hydrates skin for up to eight hours; Top: Ambre Solaire's UV Ski Stick Above: Elizabeth Arden's 8 Hour lip cream; Clarins 30SPF Stick Solaire; Neutrogena hand cream
She said: "As usual with these things, I was standing talking to Mr McNally and just turned round and fell on my ski stick."
In this event, supposedly in remembrance of an ancient folktale, participants cover up their ski gear with long black dresses, pointy hats and green make-up, and carry brooms instead of ski sticks. (Costumes aren't actually compulsory, but you'll see plenty of them none the less.) There's a Mini-Maxi Hexe event a week earlier, for parent-child teams.