疋 means 'roll of cloth' or 'bolt of cloth'

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Strokes : 5    Radical number: 103    Frequency: 3123   Usefulness: 6    Study set: 6-9    Grade: 9   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 0 words   Used in 2 words   Used in 36 names   Component in 108 kanji (22 Jōyō)
Jinmeiyō (人名用)
On    ショ   ソ   ヒツ
Kun    あし head, counter for animals
Historically, this was used instead of (counter for animals) as a counter for smaller animals, but this is no longer the case in modern Japanese.
Learn about the radical on duty in (doubt) and, unrecognizably, in (estranged). Also find out what an animal counter is—and why 疋 is no longer useful in that regard!
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疋 is not used in the most common form of any of the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese.
Across all words in Japanese, 疋 is used 2 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
ヒキ : 1 word FIND ALL
Most common form:
1. counter for small animals  (this meaning is restricted to reading ひき)
2. counter for rolls of cloth (two han in size)
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ヒキ (read as ぴき) : 1 word FIND ALL
Most common form: 一匹
1. one animal (small)
2. two-tan bolt of cloth  (archaic)
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An additional ヒキ less common words include 疋 but the reading has not yet been categorized.

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ヒキ    roll / bolt of cloth   
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