Definition of Oxgate
1. oxgang [n -S] - See also: oxgang
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Literary usage of Oxgate
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1. Lectures on Scotch Legal Antiquities by Cosmo Innes (1872)
"... where the land was arable, and by the number of sheep maintained, where pasture. The oxgate, or what ..."
2. The Upper Ward of Lanarkshire Described and Delineated by George Vere Irving (1864)
"... of sixteen oxgate of lands of the town and lands of Culter, two oxgate called the Milne Lands of Culter, two oxgate of the lands of Woodlands, ..."
3. Place-names of Ross and Cromarty by William John Watson (1904)
"The old Gaelic practice of division into fifths survives in the name Coigach, Place of fifths. The oxgate appears doubtfully in ..."
4. Desultory Notes on Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary by James B. Montogomerie- Fleming (1899)
"oxgate, iii. 425. "An ox-gang of land. ... should be given as well as " oxgate." The Imperial Dictionary gives ... In Scotland it is termed oxgate. ..."