soum

noun
\ˈsüm\
plural -s

Definition of soum 

(Entry 1 of 3)

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

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

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-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of soum (Entry 2 of 3)

Scottish

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

soum

Definition of soum (Entry 3 of 3)

variant spelling of 2

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History and Etymology for soum

Noun

probably alteration of sum entry 1

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