Angula

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Angula

An ancient Indian unit of length variously equivalent to values between 16 and 21 millimeters.
References in classic literature ?
Or put it, my juvenile friends, that he saw an elephant, and returning said 'Lo, the city is barren, I have seen but an eel,' would THAT be Terewth?
But my wife has gone fishing for red eels to-day, so some of you will have to mind the children.
He made a grab at the boy who glided off like an eel.
For the messenger kept skipping up and down, and wriggling like an eel, as he came along, with his great hands spread out like fans on each side.
A few minutes later they returned, carrying poor Pinocchio, who was wriggling and squirming like an eel and crying pitifully:
Mugridge went down on the fore-hatch under three men; but he emerged from the mass like an eel, bleeding at the mouth, the offending shirt ripped into tatters, and sprang for the main-rigging.
Go to that table, and make haste and take a seat," said the prince, and turning away he carefully took a plate of eel soup.
Now, regarding your respected father,' said Lightwood, bringing him to a subject they had expressly appointed to discuss: always the most slippery eel of eels of subjects to lay hold of.
He dodged round the table as quick as an eel, and a moment later he'd got his gun from under his coat.
After having my hands in it for only a few minutes, my fingers felt like eels, and began, as it were, to serpentine and spiralize.
The pike, eels, and carp eat greedily always, as everybody knows -- well, they feast on the vulture.
With this he drew his bronze spear out of the bank, and now that he had killed Asteropaeus, he let him lie where he was on the sand, with the dark water flowing over him and the eels and fishes busy nibbling and gnawing the fat that was about his kidneys.