carucate

noun

Definition of carucate

plural -s
: any of various old English units of land area that in the counties of Suffolk, Norfolk, York, Lincoln, Derby, Nottingham, and Leicester corresponded to the hide; especially : a unit equal to 120 acres

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Origin and Etymology of carucate

Middle English, from Medieval Latin carrucata, from carruca plow


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