an old French unit of measure for fabrics, equivalent to about 47 inches (119 cm).
Historical Examples

Britton, i. 189, tells us that the aune contains two cubits and two thumbs (inches).
Domesday Book and Beyond Frederic William Maitland

His letter to aune could not fail to be circulated through the army.
Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne

At aune we met two very handsome Norwegians, who were crossing the country on foot.
Norway Beatrix Jungman

As for Perrault, he probably drew from a popular tradition his aune de Boudin.
Popular Tales Charles Perrault

From aune we had a terrible drive over a road in the making.
Norway Beatrix Jungman


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