E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Noahs Ark (Genesis vi. 15)
was about as big as a medium-sized church, that is, from 450 to 500 feet long, from 75 to 85 feet broad, and from 45 to 50 feet high, with one window in the roof. Toy arks represent it with rows of windows on each side, which is incorrect.