Definition of Ardebs

1. Noun. (plural of ardeb) ¹



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Definition of Ardebs

1. ardeb [n] - See also: ardeb

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ardebs

arcus vertebrae
arcus volaris profundus
arcus volaris superficialis
arcus zygomaticus
arcuses
arcweld
arcwelded
arcwelding
arcwelds
ard
ardaite
ardanesthesia
ardealite
ardeb
ardebs (current term)
ardencies
ardency
ardent
ardent fever
ardent spirits
ardently
ardentness
ardi gasna
ardi gasnas
ardor
ardors
ardour
ardours
ardri

Literary usage of Ardebs

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1. Egypt by James Carlile McCoan, Wilfred C. Lay (1900)
"Of this large total, Wheat, which in 1834 figured for only 950000 ardebs, ... Of this, however, less than 400000 ardebs were exported from Alexandria, ..."

2. Egypt as it is: With a Map, Taken from the Most Recent Survey by James Carlile McCoan (1877)
"Of this large total, Wheat, which in 1834 figured for only 950000 ardebs, ... Of this, however, less than 400000 ardebs were exported from Alexandria, ..."

3. The Khedive's Egypt: Or, The Old House of Bondage Under New Masters by Edwin De Leon (1877)
"ardebs. Total exportable crop (1875) estimated to be 1450000 Actual export . ... About 90000 ardebs estimated to have been retained for sowing. ..."

4. Modern Egypt and Thebes: Being a Description of Egypt; Including the by John Gardner Wilkinson (1843)
"1 water-wheel, wood, &c. Digging the well - Building the same 8 oxen ... For the first year * II.—Annual Expenses. 12 ardebs, beans for the oxen - Fodder . ..."

5. The Anglo-Egyptian Sudan: A Compendium Prepared by Officers of the Sudan by Lord Edward Gleichen, Sudan, Edward Gleichen (1905)
"That only boats of 150 ardebs should be sent up at present. ... For example, one of my boats of 300 ardebs took 4 hours to get up a place which boats of 150 ..."

6. Government Policy and Food Imports: The Case of Wheat in Egypt by Grant MacDonald Scobie (1981)
"Between 1970/71 and 1975/76 an average of 1.57 ardebs per feddan were delivered under the quota scheme; this fell to 0.65 ..."

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