Definition of Bovate. Meaning of Bovate. Synonyms of Bovate

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Definition of Bovate

Bovate
Bovate Bo"vate, n. [LL. bovata, fr. bos, bovis, ox.] (O.Eng.Law.) An oxgang, or as much land as an ox can plow in a year; an ancient measure of land, of indefinite quantity, but usually estimated at fifteen acres.

Meaning of Bovate from wikipedia

- An oxgang or bovate (Old English: oxangang; Danish: oxgang; Scottish Gaelic: damh-imir; Medieval Latin: bovāta) is an old land measurement formerly used...
- the township of Pwllgwyngyll, as it was then known, held a total of 9 bovates of land from the Bishop of Bangor under the feudal system. A church was...
- considerable local variation similar to the variation in carucates, virgates, bovates, nooks, and farundels. These may have been multiples of the customary acre...
- Traditionally said to be "as much area as could be ploughed in one day". Bovate the amount of land one ox can plough in a single year (also called an oxgang)...
- the 11th year of Henry VI's reign (AD 1433), a Sir Robert Plumpton held a bovate of land called “Wolf hunt land” in Nottingham, by service of winding a horn...
- greeting. Know that I hold from you by your favour 16 carucates of land and 2 bovates by the service of 10 knights. In these 16 carucates of land I have 5 knights...
- leaseholders who hold 18 bovates each of 13 1/2 acres and pay 8d for each bovate and they work 20 days in the autumn with one man for each bovate and they harrow...
- as a bovate of 15 acres (0.1 km2), and: M. In NEWTON Alsi had 7 bovates of land taxable, Land for 10 oxen, odo has 1 plough, 1 sokeman on 1 bovate of this...
- (Kingthorpe(Wraggoe)] Bertoe and Thorald (Torul) had 7.5 bovates and the third part of half a bovate [****essed] to the geld. There is arable land for twice...
- variable. The Danelaw carucates were subdivided into eighths: oxgangs or bovates based on the area a single ox could till in a year. In the rest of England...
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