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 for Toise
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Toise \Toise\ (toiz), n. [F., fr. LL. tesa, fr. L. tensus, fem.
     tensa, p. p. of tendere to stretch, extend. See Tense, a.]
     An old measure of length in France, containing six French
     feet, or about 6.3946 French feet.
     [1913 Webster]

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