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Aune \Aune\, n. [F. See Alnage.] A French cloth measure, of different parts of the country (at Paris, 0.95 of an English ell); -- now superseded by the meter.


n. An old French cloth measure, varying around the country, but at Paris equivalent to 0.95 of an English ell.

Aune (surname)

Aune is a Norwegian surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Anders John Aune, retired Norwegian politician
  • Helge Aune, retired Norwegian football defender
  • Leif Jørgen Aune, Norwegian economist and politician
  • Sverre Aune, Norwegian speed skater (, no)

Usage examples of "aune".

Fro riche Romulus to Rome ricchis hym swythe, With gret bobbaunce that bur3e he biges vpon fyrst, And neuenes hit his aune nome, as hit now hat.