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 Post subject: Definitions: Fathom
PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2006 8:46 pm 
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This was the length of the average man with outstretched arms running from fingertip down the length of his arm over his shoulders up the other arm to the farthest point or finger. It is generally recognized as being 6 feet.


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