Definition of Conacre

1. v. t. To underlet a portion of, for a single crop; -- said of a farm.



2. n. A system of letting a portion of a farm for a single crop.

Definition of Conacre

1. to sublet [v CONACRED, CONACRING, CONACRES] - See also: sublet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conacre

con artist
con artists
con brio
con crud
con game
con games
con man
con men
con moto
con sord
con sordini
con sordino
con woman
con women
conacaste
conacre (current term)
conacred
conacres
conacring
conal
conalbumin
conanine
conaria
conarial
conarion
conarium
conatal
conation
conational
conations

Literary usage of Conacre

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

1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"spec, rent, conacre, sublease, sublet. 2. In the sense of "to take a lease of": take (contextual); spec, hire, rent, sublease. leash, n. ..."

2. The Miseries and Beauties of Ireland by Jonathan Binns (1837)
"... the dead—Outrages—Unwholesome potatoes—" Driving"—conacre—Withdrawal of capital—Dairy farms —Agriculture of the district—Golden Bridge—Thomastown—Lady ..."

3. The Present Poverty of Ireland Convertible Into the Means of Her Improvement by Robert Bermingham Clements Clements (1838)
"Sketch of the conacre System in other parts of the Country, and the Advantages which must be derived from it before it can be extinguished. ..."

4. The Irish Land Reports by Henry Macaulay Fitzgibbon, James Henry (1907)
"Land Law Acts—Letting in conacre— Whether a subletting when not confined to ... A letting in conacre is not a subletting, even though the land is not let ..."

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