meaning of Bovate

Bovate meaning in General Dictionary

An oxgang or just as much land as an ox can plow in per year an old way of measuring land of indefinite amount but typically expected at fifteen acres

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  • An oxgang, or just as much land as an ox can plow in a-year; an ancient way of measuring land, of long volume, but generally projected at fifteen miles.

Bovate meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) An oxgang, or the maximum amount of land as an ox can plow in a-year; an ancient measure of land, of indefinite volume, but generally predicted at fifteen acres.


Sentence Examples with the word Bovate

Every virgater or holder of a bovate has to send a labourer to do work on the lord's farm for some days in the week.

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