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turbary

noun tur·ba·ry \ ˈtərbərē \

Definition of turbary

plural -es
1 :the ground where turf or peat may be dug especially for fuel :peat bog
2 :an easement under English law to dig turf or peat on a common or on another's land

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Origin and Etymology of turbary

Middle English, from Medieval Latin turbaria, from turba turf, peat (of Germanic origin; akin to Old English turf) + Latin -aria -ary


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turbary

adjective \ " \

Definition of turbary

:of, relating to, or constituting hogs or sheep domesticated in prehistoric times

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Origin and Etymology of turbary

1turbary; from the fact that the remains of such sheep are found in turbaries of the period


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