Definition of Carucate. Meaning of Carucate. Synonyms of Carucate

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Definition of Carucate

Carucate
Carucate Car"u*cate, n. [LL. carucata, carrucata. See Carucage.] A plowland; as much land as one team can plow in a year and a day; -- by some said to be about 100 acres. --Burrill.

Meaning of Carucate from wikipedia

- The carucate or carrucate (Medieval Latin: carrūcāta or carūcāta) was a medieval unit of land area approximating the land a plough team of eight oxen could...
- subject to considerable local variation similar to the variation found in carucates, virgates, bovates, nooks, and farundels. These may have been multiples...
- yardlands or virgates. It was hence nominally equivalent in area to a carucate, a unit used in the Danelaw. The Anglo-Saxon word for a hide was hid (or...
- virgate was the amount of land tillable by two oxen in a ploughing season. A carucate was the amount of land tillable by a team of eight oxen in a ploughing...
- or carucate 100–120 acres (0.40–0.49 km2). However, in the rest of England a parallel system was used, from which the Danelaw system of carucates and...
- a virgate. As such, the oxgang represented a parallel division of the carucate. Oxford English Dictionary, 1st ed. "yardland, n.". Oxford University Press...
- yoke. The arable land is 5 carucates. In demesne there is 1 carucate and 17 villeins, with 3 boarderers, having 4 carucates. There is wood for the pannage...
- consisted of one villager, 2 slaves, and 2 carucates of land. Carucate was a unit of ****essment for tax. A carucate was the amount of land cultivated by a...
- of a carucate. Virgate the amount of land a pair of oxen can plough in a single year. Approximately 30 acres (also called yard land). Carucate an area...
- had eight carucates of land to be taxed. Land to twelve ploughs. Geoffrey de Wirce has there two ploughs, and eight sokemen, with two carucates and five...
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