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Self-will so ardent and active that it will break a world to pieces to make a stool to sit on.
Richard Cecil
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English

Etymology

From Old English eln “unit of measure of 45 inches,” originally “length of the arm,” from Proto-Indo-European *el- “elbow, forearm”.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
ell

Plural
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  1. A measure for cloth. An English ell equals 1.25 yards, whereas a Scottish ell measures only 1.0335 yards (http://www.onlineunitconversion.com). A Flemish ell measured three quarters, (27 inches).
  2. An extension usually at right angles to one end of a building.
  3. Something that is L -shaped.

Catalan

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ca:Template:lang:la derivations]] ille.

Pronoun

ell

  1. he

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