meaning of CARUCAGE

CARUCAGE meaning in Law Dictionary

In old English legislation. A type of tax or tribute anciently enforced upon every plow, (carue or plow-land,) for public service. Spelman.

CARUCAGE meaning in General Dictionary

A tax on every plow or plowland.

View more

  • The act of plowing.

Sentence Examples with the word CARUCAGE

In 1198, to satisfy the king's demand for money, Hubert demanded a carucage or plough-tax of five shillings on every plough-land (carucate) under cultivation.

View more Sentence Examples