gudling

In Orkney, 15th century – ?, a unit of length, = 6 cuttels, = 1/10 pack, about 5.639 meters. Also called a gullion. It was later raised to 8 cuttels (about 7.518 meters).

David Balfour.
Oppressions of the Sixteenth Century in the Islands of Orkney and Zetland from Original Documents.
Edinburgh, 1859.

Page 126.

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