compositio ulnarum et perticarum
- /kompazish(iy)ow alneram at partakeram/The statute of ells and perches. The title of an English statute establishing a standard of measures. 1 Bl.Comm. 275
Black's law dictionary. HENRY CAMPBELL BLACK, M. A.. 1990.
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compositio ulnarum et perticarum — The regulation of yards and perches, an ancient English statute establishing a standard of linear measure. It provided that an inch should be the length of three grains of a barley, a foot should equal twelve inches, a yard, three feet, and five… … Ballentine's law dictionary