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  1. toise(Noun)

    a former French unit of length, corresponding to about 1.949 metres

    Etymology: From toise.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Toise(adj)

    an old measure of length in France, containing six French feet, or about 6.3946 French feet


  1. Toise

    A toise is a unit of measure for length, area and volume originating in pre-revolutionary France. In North America, it was used in colonial French establishments in early New France, French Louisiana, and Quebec. The related toesa was used in Portugal, Brazil and other parts of the Portuguese Empire until the adoption of the Metric system.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Toise

    toiz, n. an old French lineal measure=6.395 Eng. feet. [Fr.,—L. tendĕre, tensum, to stretch.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. toise

    The French fathom, nearly approaching to ours: the proportion of the English yard to the French demi-toise being as 36 to 38·35. The toise is equal to 6·3946 English feet.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. toise

    A measure derived from the French, containing 6 feet, and a term of frequent use in fortification and military surveying.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of toise in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of toise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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