sesma

1

In Spain, a unit of length, = ¹⁄₆ of a vara, about 13.93 centimeters (about 5.49 inches).

2

In Mexico, a unit of length, = ¹⁄₆ of a vara, about 139.667 millimeters.

Galvàn Riviera, 1844. Excerpt in Spanish with English translation.

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