Cubitus

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Cubitus

An ancient Roman unit of length approximately equivalent to 444 millimeters.
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I felt my arm seized above the elbow, and next instant found myself swung so as to face Mr.
You have been reading English poetry with her," he said, immovable now, like another man altogether, a complete stranger to the man of the heavy and uncertain footfalls a little while ago--at my elbow.
Razumov dropped into a chair, let fall his stick, and propped on his elbows, his head between his hands, stared at me persistently, openly, and continuously, while I signalled the waiter and ordered some beer.
Joe now comes in, and making the most of his height, tries to get over the old man's guard at half-stick, by which he takes a smart blow in the ribs and another on the elbow, and nothing more.
Leaning her elbows on the parapet, she contemplated the River Arno, whose roar was suggesting some unexpected melody to her ears.
With these threats he clenched his hand again, and dexterously diving in betwen the elbows and catching the boy's head as it dodged from side to side, gave it three or four good hard knocks.
You won't do it agin,' said the boy, nodding his head and drawing back, with the elbows ready in case of the worst; 'now--'
Come along, then," said the Englishman, frowning, and speaking with his mouth shut, and with swinging elbows, he went on in front with his disjointed gait.
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FANS were furious at a decision by Genting Arena to allow a gig by pop group Elbow to go ahead last weekend despite the big freeze causing a travel nightmare for thousands.
The elbow joint gets a lot of use in handball, and players experience three common overuse injuries.