su·​lung | \ ˈsu̇ˌlu̇ŋ \
plural -s

Definition of sulung

: any of various old Kentish units of land area (such as one of 120 acres) corresponding to the carucate and the hide

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History and Etymology for sulung

Middle English suling, from Old English sulung, from sul, sulh plow, measure of land

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“Sulung.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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