difference between length and height in this sentence

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skystar30097

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What is the difference between length and height in human?
as in following sentence

Mr. Haley thought first of Tom's length, breadth and heightm.
 

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That sentence makes little sense unless Mr Haley is an undertaker.
 

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Or unless Tom is a horse, or some other animal.
 
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