Sorry, no definitions found. You may find more data at pork-acre.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word Pork-acre.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • An acre of land bequeathed to the bell-ringers of Harlington, Middlesex, to perpetually provide for them a leg of pork in payment for the ringing of the bells on November 5th. Remember remember the 5th of November? Yes, ringing the bells to mark the discovery of the Gunpowder Plot in 1605.

    The churchwarden's accounts at S. Margaret's, Westminster contain this entry:

    1605. Pd the ringers for ringing at the time when the Parliament House should have been blown up ..0 10 0

    September 26, 2014