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soum

noun \ˈsüm\

Definition of soum

plural

-s

  1. 1 Irish & Scottish :  the area of pastureland that will maintain one cow or a fixed number of other stock

  2. 2 Scottish :  the number of cattle or other stock that can be pastured on a determined amount of land

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Origin and Etymology of soum

probably alteration of 1sum


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soum

transitive verb \"\

Definition of soum

-ed/-ing/-s

Scottish

  1. :  to examine (land held in common) in order to determine the number of cattle or other stock that can be pastured

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soum

Definition of soum

  1. variant spelling of som 2

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