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Definition of Ploughgate

Ploughgate
Plowgate Plow"gate`, Ploughgate Plough"gate`, n. The Scotch equivalent of the English word plowland. Not having one plowgate of land. --Sir W. Scott.

Meaning of Ploughgate from wikipedia

- Scotland led to ploughgates of varying sizes, although the area was notionally understood as 100 Scots acres. Many sources say that four ploughgates made up a...
- consisting of 'dabhachs', 'ploughgates' and 'oxgangs', each 'dabhach' consisting of four 'ploughgates' and each 'ploughgate' containing eight 'oxgangs'...
- the davoch to be “either one or four ploughgates, according to locality and land”.[citation needed] A ploughgate contains about 100 Scots acres (5.3 km2)...
- consisting of 'dabhachs', 'ploughgates' and 'oxgangs', each 'dabhach' consisting of four 'ploughgates' and each 'ploughgate' containing eight 'oxgangs'...
- an ox could plough in a year (around 20 acres) Ploughgate (?) = 8 oxgangs Daugh (Dabhach) = 4 ploughgates In the West Highlands: Groatland (Còta bàn) =...
- could plough in a year (around 20 acres) ploughgate (plougate) = 8 oxgangs dauch (dabhach/davoch) = 4 ploughgates In western Scotland, including Galloway:...
- an ox could plow in a year (around 20 acres) Ploughgate (?) = 8 oxgangs Daugh (Dabhach) = 4 ploughgates In the West Highlands: Markland (Marg-fhearann)...
- consisting of 'dabhachs', 'ploughgates' and 'oxgangs', each 'dabhach' consisting of four 'ploughgates' and each 'ploughgate' containing eight 'oxgangs'...
- an ox could plough in a year (around 20 acres) Ploughgate (?) = 8 oxgangs Daugh (Dabhach) = 4 ploughgates In the West Highlands: Groatland - (Còta bàn)...
- the western waters, we find a different system equally uniform. The ‘ploughgates’ and ‘oxgangs’ disappear, and in their place we find ‘dabhachs’ and ‘pennylands’...
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