davach

noun
dav·​ach
variants: or davoch \ ˈdavəḵ \
plural -s

Definition of davach

archaic
: any of various ancient Scottish units of land area said to have averaged 416 acres

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History and Etymology for davach

Middle English (Scots dialect), from Scottish Gaelic dabhach (also, tub); akin to Old Irish dabach tub, land measure

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“Davach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/davach. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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