Convert palm (Britain) to barleycorn
Selected category: length.
Definition and details for palm (Britain):
Palm in Britain was used as a unit of length equal to the width of a person's palm. It was equal to 4 digits or 7.62 cm.
Definition and details for barleycorn:
Barleycorn is an old English unit of distance equal to 1/3 inch or about 8.47 millimeters. In farming societies was very common to use seeds as units of length. Barley was a basic crop in England. So barleycorn was a useful unit.