A unit of length, 17th century, used by surveyors and civil engineers, sometimes called the engineer's chain, = 100 feet. Like the more common Gunter’s chain it is subdivided into 100 links, but a Ramden’s link is an even foot, 12 inches. See Gunter's chain for source materials.
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