oxgang

noun ox·gang \ˈäksˌgaŋ\
variants: or

oxgate

\-gāt\

Definition of oxgang

  1. :  bovate

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Origin and Etymology of oxgang

oxgang from Middle English, from Old English oxan gang, from oxan, genitive of oxa ox + gang way; oxgate from ox + gate (way); from its being measured by the work of one ox in a plowing team — more at ox, gang


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