Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of plowing.
  • noun A former tax on land or landholders, fixed at a specified sum on each carucate, or about 100 acres of land. It succeeded the Danegeld (which see).
  • noun Also formerly caruage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Old Eng. Law.) A tax on every plow or plowland.
  • noun rare The act of plowing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun historical A form of land taxation that replaced Danegeld in twelfth-century England
  • noun obsolete The act of ploughing.

Etymologies

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Late Latin carrucagium.

Examples

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  • The act of plowing.

    January 14, 2020