The Collaborative International Dictionary
Schene \Schene\, n. [L. schoenus, Gr. ? a rush, a reed, a land measure: cf. F. sch[`e]ne.] (Antiq.) An Egyptian or Persian measure of length, varying from thirty-two to sixty stadia.
n. (context historical English) An Egyptian or Persian measure of length, varying from thirty-two to sixty stadia.
Usage examples of "schene".
Midnight drifted through the perpetual twilight of Merod Schene DownTown, tall, brittle as leaf gold beaten translucent.
A lot closer than this station had seemed from Merod Schene till a few years hours ago.
Merod Schene glittering against the tapestry of a creeping orange sky, the High City wavering like seaweed amongst hurrying chubby clouds.
She no longer looked human, only humanoid, in the shape she had worn most often in Merod Schene DownTown.
She dimpled across the table and asked him to sing the words to such a schene Melodie.