Definition of plowland
1 : any of various old English units of land area : carucate division of the arable land into units called plowlands, each … composed of eight “oxgangs” — F. M. Stenton
2a : arable land a third of the plowland — World Report b : a plot of such land a green hillock at the edge of a plowland — John Drinkwater
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Origin and Etymology of plowland
Middle English plowlond, from plow, plough plow + land, lond land
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