Definition of Ploughland

1. Noun. Arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops.

Exact synonyms: Cultivated Land, Farmland, Plowland, Tillage, Tilled Land, Tilth
Specialized synonyms: Fallow
Generic synonyms: Ground, Land, Soil
Derivative terms: Till



Definition of Ploughland

1. Noun. agricultural land that is ploughed ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ploughland

plougher
ploughers
ploughest
plougheth
ploughgate
ploughgirl
ploughgirls
ploughhorse
ploughhorses
ploughing
ploughing back
ploughing into
ploughing on
ploughing through
ploughings
ploughland (current term)
ploughlike
ploughman
ploughman's
ploughman's lunch
ploughman's lunches
ploughmen
ploughs
ploughs back
ploughs into
ploughs on
ploughs through
ploughshare
ploughshares
ploughtail

Literary usage of Ploughland

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

1. The Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1828)
"... the ploughland of Urling, the ploughland of ... the plough- land of Bryan's mother, the great ploughland, the ploughland of ..."

2. On the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Irish by Eugene O'Curry (1873)
"was the joint property of two or four of the lower grades freemen, so that assuming that each ploughland should possess u>e »VP« <>' one plough, ..."

3. Lancashire Inquests, Extents, and Feudal Aids by Lancashire (England), William Farrer (1907)
"Alice de Prestwich holds one ploughland in Prestwich and Heton by the service ... Geoffrey de Hulme holds half a ploughland in Hulme and renders yearly 5s. ..."

4. Lancashire Inquests, Extents, and Feudal Aids by William Farrer (1907)
"Alice de Prestwich holds one ploughland in Prestwich and Heton by the service of ... Geoffrey de Hulme holds one ploughland ' in Hulme by the service of 5s. ..."

5. The Journal of the Royal Historical and Archaeological Association of Ireland (1882)
"... with the appurtenances in the county of Cork aforesaid, containing half a ploughland & worth by the year above all charges ftc. ..."

6. Historical and Topographical Notes, Etc. on Buttevant: Castletownroche by James Grove White (1905)
"Cork, gent, the one-sixth part of a ploughland called ... of Cork, merchant, the half ploughland of ..."

7. The Diocese of Limerick, Ancient and Medieval by John Begley (1906)
"Irish, reserved to the said mayor and commonalty. Item—The parcel of land called Kilrush, containing by estimation half a ploughland ..."

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