acreman

noun
acre·​man | \ ˈā-kər-mən \
plural acremen\ ˈā-​kər-​mən \

Definition of acreman

: the leader of the plow team on a medieval English manor

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First Known Use of acreman

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acreman

Middle English, from Old English æcerman, from æcer field + man

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“Acreman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acreman. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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