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chain

A unit of measurement formerly used in surveying and still seen in deeds with old property descriptions.One chain equals 66 feet.

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Lydia Ellis, marketing manager at Brindleyplace said: "We had a fantastic turnout for the record attempt and I'm delighted to say that we had 749 people turn up to help us create the world's longest Christmas cracker pulling chain.
More than 600 people are gathering at Brindleyplace to take part in the World's Longest Christmas Cracker Pulling Chain.
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