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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

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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