noun hus·band·land \ˈhəzbən(d)lənd\

Definition of husbandland

  1. 1a :  the holding of a manorial tenant b :  a quantity of arable land equal to two bovates :  virgate

  2. 2 :  the land occupied and tilled by the tenants of a manor as distinguished from the demesne lands

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Origin and Etymology of husbandland

Middle English husbondeland, from housbonde, husbonde + land

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