Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The horses, oxen, ploughs, wains or wagons and implements for carrying on tillage.
  • n. The profit made by tillage; also, the land itself.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The horses, oxen, plows, wains or wagons and implements for carrying on tillage.
  • n. The profit made by tillage; also, the land itself.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In old law: The gain or profit of tilled or planted land; crop.

Etymologies

Old French gaignage pasturage, crop, French gaignage pasturage. See gain (verb). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And I think I've gained a few pounds since I've been here; (so I need to be active to avoid any more unnecessary gainage!

    slemondropp Diary Entry

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