Definition of Oxgates
1. oxgate [n] - See also: oxgate
Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxgates
oxgates (current term)
Literary usage of Oxgates
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lectures on Scotch Legal Antiquities by Cosmo Innes (1872)
"Their lands were measured in plough- gates, husband-lands, and oxgates, where the land was arable, and by the number of sheep maintained, where pasture. ..."
2. Caledonia: Or, A Historical and Topographical Account of North Britain, from by George Chalmers (1889)
"... or oxgates (z). In the charters of Charles II., the possessions in Linlithgowshire are described by the ancient terms of pound-lands, mark, shilling, ..."
3. Peebles During the Reign of Queen Mary by Robert Renwick (1903)
"Stobo barony is the only estate mentioned in the extant rental book of the archbishops of Glasgow, in which the holdings are reckoned by oxgates. ..."
4. The Old Halls, Manors and Families of Derbyshire by Joseph Tilley (1892)
"N the year 1235, Henry III. gave to "Cotterell the Norman" two oxgates of land in Taddington and ..."
5. Place Names in Strathbogie: With Notes Historical, Antiquarian, and Descriptive by James MacDonald (1891)
"It is referred to in the older writings as ' the lands of Carne,' and in the later as ' the toune of Carne.' It included 4 oxgates of Kirk- toun, ..."