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What is the meaning of "six-three" in this excerpt from a New York Times article?

“Turn around,” Mr. Florence, in an interview last year, recalled being told by jail officials. “Squat and cough. Spread your cheeks.” “I consider myself a man’s man,” said Mr. Florence, a finance executive for a car dealership. “Six-three. Big guy. It was humiliating. It made me feel less than a man.”

I could not find on Google nor Urban dictionary.

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A hard one to figure out for those of us who are used to metric ;-) – Amos M. Carpenter Apr 4 '12 at 1:49
@aaamos: 190 cm, then... 8^) – J.R. Apr 4 '12 at 2:08
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It's his height. Six feet and three inches.

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Trivial if you know it, but I can imagine it could be tricky finding the answer to this one just using Google! – FumbleFingers Apr 4 '12 at 3:16
Had he said "Five-O" instead of "Six-three" it might have meant 5' 0" tall, or it could have meant he was a police officer. If "Five-O" was followed by "Big guy," though, that would mean he's a cop for sure. – J.R. Apr 4 '12 at 15:38

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