measure your length

measure your length

obsolete To lie or fall flat on some surface. He felt, as he measured his length on the hard stone beneath him, as though the gods were laughing at him in his misfortune.
See also: length, measure
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measure your length

(of a person) fall flat on the ground. dated
See also: length, measure
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