Definition of Oxgang. Meaning of Oxgang. Synonyms of Oxgang

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Definition of Oxgang

Oxgang
Oxgang Ox"gang`, n. [Ox + gang, n., 1.] (O. Eng. Law) See Bovate.

Meaning of Oxgang 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...
- Oxgangs is a suburb in the south-west of Edinburgh, Scotland. It is named for an oxgang, an ancient Scottish land measure. Surrounding districts include...
- The Reihendorf ("row village", plural: Reihendörfer) or Hufendorf ("oxgang village") is the name used of a particular form of linear settlement in German-speaking...
- figure wildly 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...
- The Oxgangs tower blocks (known locally at the Oxgangs high rise flats) were a group of 3 tower blocks which were built on Firrhill Drive/Oxgangs Crescent...
- exactly) equal to 30 acres. It was equivalent to two of the Danelaw's oxgangs. The name derives from the Old English gyrd landes ("yard of land"), from...
- difficulty in turning the plough and the value of river front access. An oxgang was the amount of land tillable by one ox in a ploughing season. This could...
- difficulty in turning the plough and the value of river front access. An oxgang was the amount of land tillable by one ox in a ploughing season. This could...
- modern Scottish Gaelic dabhach. The word dabh or damh means an "ox" (cf. oxgang, damh-imir), but dabhach can also refer to a "tub", so may indicate productivity...
- 'dabhachs', 'ploughgates' and 'oxgangs', each 'dabhach' consisting of four 'ploughgates' and each 'ploughgate' containing eight 'oxgangs'. "As soon as we cross...
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