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Definitions of ell in various dictionaries:
noun - an extension at the end and at right angles to the main building
A wing of a building at right angles to the main structure.
A right-angled bend in a pipe or conduit; an elbow.
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|a former measure of length (equivalent to six hand breadths) used mainly for textiles, locally variable but typically about 45 inches in England and 37 inches in Scotland.|
|an extension at the end and at right angles to the main building|
|A former measure of length (equivalent to six hand breadths) used mainly for textiles, locally variable but typically about 45 inches in England and 37 inches in Scotland.|
|Something that is L-shaped or that creates an L shape.|
|A wing of a building at right angles to the main structure.|
|A right-angled bend in a pipe or conduit an elbow.|
|Any of several historical units of measure corresponding roughly to the length of the arm, especially the English measure equal to 45 inches (114 centimeters).|
|Variant of el1.|
|Ell, Limburg, NETHERLANDS|
|Ell, Nordrhein-Westfalen, GERMANY|
|Ell, Tandjile, CHAD|
|Ell, Bamingui-Bangoran, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC|
|Ell, Diekirch, LUXEMBOURG|
An ell (from Proto-Germanic *alin, cognate with Latin ulna) is a unit of measurement, originally a cubit, i.e., approximating the length of a man's arm from the elbow (elbow literally meant the bend (bow) of the arm (ell)) to the tip of the middle finger, or about 18 inches (457 mm); in later usage, any of several longer units. In English-speaking countries, these included (until the 19th century) the Flemish ell (34 of a yard), English ell (1 14 yards) and French ell (1 12 yards), some of which are thought to derive from a "double ell".An ell-wand or ellwand was a rod of length one ell used for official measurement. Edward I of England required that every town have one. In Scotland, the Belt of Orion was called "the King's Ellwand".Several national forms existed, with different lengths, including|
* the Scottish ell (37 inches or 94 centimetres),
* the Flemish ell [el] (27 in or 68.6 cm),
* the French ell [aune] (54 in or 137.2 cm),
* the Polish ell (31 in or 78.7 cm), the Danish alen (24 D