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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