surveyor's measure

/sɜˌveɪəz ˈmɛʒə/ (say ser.vayuhz 'mezhuh)

noun
a former system of units of length used in surveying land, based on the surveyor's chain of 66 feet.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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