Jow (unit)

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A jow (also called a jacob) is an obsolete unit of length in India approximately equal 0.25 inch (about 0.63 cm). After metrication in India in the mid-20th century, the unit became obsolete.[1]

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  1. ^ "Jow". Sizes, grades, units, scales, calendars, chronologies. Retrieved 2007-02-19.