verchok

   see vershok

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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  • verchok — [vɛʀʃɔk] n. m. ÉTYM. 1829; mot russe. ❖ ♦ Didact., vx. Mesure de longueur en usage autrefois en Russie, valant de deux à quatre centimètres, et correspondant à un douzième de pied. REM. On a écrit aussi verchock. 0 La taille de Pierre (le Grand)… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • vershok —    or verchok    a traditional Russian unit of distance equal to 1/16 arshin, 1.75 inches or 4.445 centimeters. The plural is vershki …   Dictionary of units of measurement

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