Meal (field measure)
The meal was an old field measure in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland . The measure was characterized by two different values.
When the field was measured
- 1 meal = 400 square fathoms = 17 ⅔ ares
Was when measuring vineyards
- 1 meal = 250 square fathoms = 11 1/40 ares
- Christian Noback , Friedrich Eduard Noback : Complete paperback of the coin, measure and weight ratios ..., Volume 1, FA Brockhaus, Leipzig 1851, p. 184.
- ↑ a b Fr. Silber: The coins, measurements and weights of all countries in the world are calculated individually according to their values and proportions to all German coins, measurements and weights, along with details of the trading venues and their billing ratios. Moritz Ruhl, Leipzig 1861, p. 230.