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jake

25th June 2009, 22:28
Compact, but three miles long (9) = MEAGRE why?




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jake

25th June 2009, 22:48
= LEAGUE unit of distance equal to 3 miles

not quite sure about the Compact, but bit
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torvic

25th June 2009, 22:53
League - noun - a covenant or compact between people or states for the promotion of common interests.
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big dave

25th June 2009, 22:55
A lesser used meaning of a compact is an agreement.

Chambers definition 2:

compact
noun
a mutual bargain or agreement
a league, treaty or union
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jake

25th June 2009, 22:56
Thank You very much. What dictionary do you use?
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jake

25th June 2009, 22:57
Ah Chambers. Thanks
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