Definition of Carucate

1. n. A plowland; as much land as one team can plow in a year and a day; -- by some said to be about 100 acres.



Definition of Carucate

1. Noun. (archaic) The area of land able to be ploughed in a day by a team of eight oxen. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carucate

1. an amount of land [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Carucate

cartwheeler
cartwheelers
cartwheeling
cartwheels
cartwhip
cartwhipped
cartwhipping
cartwhippings
cartwhips
cartwright
cartwrights
carubicin
carubinose
carucage
carucages
carucate (current term)
carucates
carumonam
caruncle
caruncles
caruncula
caruncula lacrimalis
caruncula salivaris
caruncula sublingualis
caruncular
carunculate
carunculated
carunculous

Literary usage of Carucate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Domesday Studies: Being the Papers Read at the Meeting of the Domesday by Patrick Edward Dove (1888)
"In the soke of Howden the Bishop of Durham held half a carucate, ... made 1 carucate. There is much post-Domesday evidence to the same effect . ..."

2. The Yorkshire Archaeological Journal by Yorkshire Archaeological Society (1898)
"... (Gargrave), two carucate?. Ne uto ue (Bank Newton), two carucates, Hort une (Horton), ... Torfin had two carucate> of land for geld. Manor. ..."

3. Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland by Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (1908)
"... containing half a carucate, of the yearly value of 3s. 4d. Irish money; the sixteenth part of a carucate, of the yearly value of 6rf. ..."

4. An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk by Francis Blomefield, Charles Parkin (1810)
"Godric held by the grant of the Conqueror here and in Upton, 50 acres of land, a carucate and 10 acres of meadow, of which Ralph Earl of Norfolk was ..."

5. A Dictionary of Weights and Measures for the British Isles: The Middle Ages by Ronald Edward Zupko (1985)
"Yet another...allots one hundred acres to a carucate. And Fleta temp. ... 1795 Astle 3: A capital messuage and half a carucate of land, ..."

6. The Annals of Roger de Hoveden: Comprising the History of England and of by Roger, Roger of Hoveden, Henry Thomas Riley (1853)
"... to pay the king five shillings for each carucate in tillage, as the other subjects of the kingdom did; on which, an edict went forth from the king, ..."

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