Fathom

Fathom, a measure of 6 ft. used in taking marine soundings, originally an Anglo-Saxon term for the distance stretched by a man's extended arms; is sometimes used in mining operations.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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