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The itch or Jück was a square measure in the Duchy of Oldenburg , in particular a Ackermaß. The term is identical with quarter rod. There was an old one that corresponded to 400 square feet and a new one with only 324 square feet.

According to the old measure, 356 itches or whips were a morning . 59 ⅓ itch corresponded to 1 dog .

In different places 1 itch had 160 square feet, but according to the Calenberg measure. 19 7/9 itch was compared to sowing a bushel of oats.

See also

  • Juchart , Swiss square measure, which is also called Juck.


  • Johann Friedrich Krüger : Complete manual of the coins, measures and weights of all countries in the world. Verlag Gottfried Basse, Quedlinburg and Leipzig 1830, page 131 in the Google book search.