Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An agricultural system of letting land in small patches or strips, usually for tillage.
  • n. A strip of land that is let under this system.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A system of letting a portion of a farm for a single crop.
  • transitive v. To underlet a portion of, for a single crop; -- said of a farm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To let land on the conacre system.
  • n. In Ireland, a form of peasant occupancy arising from grants of the use of land in whole or part payment of wages. It is nearly obsolete.

Etymologies

Corruption of corn-acre. (Wiktionary)

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