berewick

noun
ber·​e·​wick | \ ˈber-i-ˌwik, ˈbər-ˌwik \
plural -s

Definition of berewick

: a detached portion of farmland that belonged to a medieval manor and was reserved for the lord's own use

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History and Etymology for berewick

Old English berewīc, literally, barley-village, from bere barley + wīc village

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“Berewick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/berewick. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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