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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