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Cubited

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Cubited Having the measure of a cubit.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Sea water, loaded with mineral salts, weighs about a pound and a half more per cubit foot than fresh water at the same temperature.
    • cubited Having the measure of a cubit: used in composition.
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Usage

In literature:

Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit to his stature?
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
The father and mother were about two cubits high, and the boy not over the length of one's forearm.
"A Treasury of Eskimo Tales" by Clara Kern Bayliss
Who, as the Gospel says, can by taking thought add one cubit to his stature?
"Spontaneous Activity in Education" by Maria Montessori
Personal mention of any of the Sophisticates added a cubit to reputation.
"Black Oxen" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
The ark was 525 feet long, reducing her 300 cubits to our measure, which is about the length of the Ophir.
"Asiatic Breezes" by Oliver Optic
Another was cast up by the Twelfth legion at the distance of about twenty cubits from the other.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 03" by Various
Cubit-high his head was sooted, On his shoulders ash by fathoms.
"Kalevala, Volume I (of 2)" by Anonymous
The projected instrument was a quadrant of fourteen cubits radius!
"The Martyrs of Science, or, The lives of Galileo, Tycho Brahe, and Kepler" by David Brewster
He also introduced bull fights, and Augustus first exhibited the rhinoceros, and a serpent, fifty cubits in length.
"The Metamorphoses of Ovid" by Publius Ovidius Naso
Thus standing on a pedestal of shoulders, he soared above all heads and appeared to be twelve cubits high.
"The Works of Theophile Gautier, Volume 5" by Theophile Gautier
So three hundred cubits are six times fifty and ten times thirty.
"Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
There wuz only one way it come up to my idees, and that wuz the cubits.
"Samantha at Coney Island" by Marietta Holley
No landowner wishes it to rise more than sixteen cubits.
"The Roman History of Ammianus Marcellinus" by Ammianus Marcellinus
A rebel'd had to be 80 cubits high, like old Haman, for one o' you to've hit him.
"Si Klegg, Book 6 (of 6) Si And Shorty, With Their Boy Recruits, Enter On The Atlanta Campaign" by John McElroy
But one cubit more and it will be rushing through the windows in the first story.
"The Green Book" by Mór Jókai
She might as well have undertaken to add a cubit to her stature by taking thought.
"Concerning Sally" by William John Hopkins
The stem thereof was ten cubits high: there were five branches, each four cubits long, adorned with five fruits each.
"Cultus Arborum" by Anonymous
We know from Vitruvius that the 'interscalmium,' or space horizontally measured from oar to oar, was two cubits.
"Boating" by W. B. Woodgate
The area might be about fifty cubits long and thirty wide.
"The Hindoos as they Are" by Shib Chunder Bose
Hecataeus mentions that the altar was twenty cubits square and ten high.
"The Great God Gold" by William Le Queux
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In poetry:

The Evangelist Matthew is first.
And which of us from pure joy
can add to his life’s span
one cubit?
"The Plague Colemn" by Jaroslav Seifert
Votive maid, who hath espousal
Of the river's high carousal;
Twenty cubits if he rise,
This shall be his bridal prize.
"Lita of the Nile" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
His eyes were like the burning beal—
His mouth was all awry;
The truth I tell, and say he stood
Full twenty cubits high:
"Saint Oluf (From The Old Danish)" by George Borrow
His long hair was nine cubits' span and coloured
like that yellow gem
Which hidden in their garment's hem the
merchants bring from Kurdistan.
"The Sphinx" by Oscar Wilde
But the Nile-flood, when it swelleth,
Recks not man, nor where he dwelleth;
And—e'en while Sesostris reigns—
Scarce five cubits man attains.
"Lita of the Nile" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Ancestral sway is his. The walls they rear,
Five thousand cubits long; and south and west
The doors are placed. Here will the king appear,
Here laugh, here talk, here sit him down and rest.
"On The Completion Of A Royal Palace" by Confucius

In news:

Head coach Bill Cubit said there is a lot of evaluating to be done on Carder 's ability.
Cubit unsure about Carder 's return date.
After Mondays practice Coach Bill Cubit spoke about quarterback Alex Carder 's injury.
Bill Cubit addresses football team for final time Sunday.
WMU Head Football Coach Bill Cubit .
Western Michigan University has announced today it has terminated the contract of WMU head football coach Bill Cubit .
Western Michigan University head coach Bill Cubit is given an embrace by senior lineman John Deyo as the team walks off the field following the Broncos' 29-23 loss to Eastern Michigan at Waldo Stadium on Saturday.
Cubit 's work was part of hundreds of pieces exhibited this weekend during the Hoboken Artists' Studio Tour.
A featured piece on display, which Cubit called "Spiritual God," depicts a series religious motifs she says were inspired by the Mayan calendar.
WMU Head Coach Bill Cubit Press Conference Following Bowling Gree.
After the Broncos 45-21 victory over the Falcons of Bowling Green, WMU Head Coach Bill Cubit Spoke With the media.
Bill Cubit is entering his 8th season with WMU.
Coach Cubit, Broncos poised to win MAC.
Western Michigan Coach Bill Cubit addressing the media on Friday August 10th.
Cubital tunnel syndrome causes numbness in some fingers.
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