Linen lea

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A lea is a measure of yarn length that is used to determine density. The length of a lea of linen yarn is 300 yards (274 meters). he count or number of a yarn is given as the leas per pound of fiber. Thus a 10 count linen yarn has 3000 yards per pound.

Synonyms and Related Terms

(garen) lengtemaat van linnen? (Ned);