whiteacre

noun

Definition of whiteacre

: a particular piece of land especially in distinction from blackacre used as an arbitrary name

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First Known Use of whiteacre

circa 1626, in the meaning defined above

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“Whiteacre.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whiteacre. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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