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Noun ell has 1 sense
  1. ell - an extension at the end and at right angles to the main building
    --1 is a kind of
    annex, annexe, extension, wing

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Noun (1): A measure of length equal to approximately 45 inches, widely used in ancient and medieval times.

Example Sentence: The tailor used an ell to ensure the measurements for the dress were accurate.

Noun (2): A wing or extension, particularly referring to the wing-like features of certain aquatic animals.

Example Sentence: The manta ray gracefully moved through the water, its ells spreading wide as it glided.

Noun (3): A period characterized by a length of time, specifically used in reference to Scottish legal terms.

Example Sentence: The court declared a fortnight ell for the defense to prepare their case.

Noun (4): A scythe or sickle used for cutting grain.

Example Sentence: The farmer sharpened his ell to efficiently harvest the wheat in the field.

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