Geometry
(g soft) means landmeasuring. The first geometrician
was a ploughman pacing out his field. (Greek, ge, the earth; metron, a measure.)
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894 More on Geometry from Fact Monster:
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