Pole


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Pole

A unit of area equivalent to 1/320th of one square mile.
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If that was kept up, in forty hours we should reach the pole.
The Carrion Caves consist of a series of twenty-seven connecting chambers, and present the appearance of having been eroded by running water in some far-gone age when a mighty river found its way to the south through this single breach in the barrier of rock and ice that hems the country of the pole.
Here was I, alone in a punt, without a pole, drifting helplessly down mid-stream - possibly towards a weir.
They let him down and began to urge the raft toward the shore by means of the pole.
Ten minutes he maka da machine - one barrel, one wheel-hub, two poles, justa like dat.
sent back again; I hope I'm thankful; but I don't like to hear the North Pole run down in such a fishy place as this.
of latitude, or 1230 miles, nearer the pole than the Laguna de San Rafael.
I try in vain to be persuaded that the pole is the seat of frost and desolation; it ever presents itself to my imagination as the region of beauty and delight.
cried Barnaby with glistening eyes, as he clutched his pole the tighter; 'I warrant you I keep this one safe, then.
Katerina Ivanovna had herself seen to purchasing the provisions, with the help of one of the lodgers, an unfortunate little Pole who had somehow been stranded at Madame Lippevechsel's.
Its linemen groped through dense forests where their poles looked like toothpicks beside the towering pines and cedars.
The poles would add nothing, and are only used when we are going into port.