field system

noun

: the prevailing system of husbandry in medieval times in England and parts of western Europe whereby the arable land of a village unit was composed of unenclosed strips held by the different owners or cultivators subject to use as a common for pasture during a certain period of each year

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“Field system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/field%20system. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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