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Na'pier's bones'



Math.
a form of multiplication table originally marked on sticks of bone or ivory that could be rearranged to carry out the operations of multiplication or division. Also called Na'pier's rods'.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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