from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ancient village communities in England— A plow. A plow-team of oxen, yoked four abreast.


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  • But the proportion of a hide-land, otherwise called caruca, or a plough-land, is difficult to be understood, because it was not certain; nevertheless it is generally conceived to be so much as may be managed with one plough, and would yield the maintenance of the same, with the appurtenances in all kinds.

    The Commonwealth of Oceana


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