carucata

A plough.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • carucata — carucate …   Black's law dictionary

  • carucata, carucate — /kaerakeyta/kserakeyt/ In old English law, a certain quantity of land used as the basis for taxation. A cartload. As much land as may be tilled by a single plow in a year and a day. A plow land of one hundred acres …   Black's law dictionary

  • Carucate — Car u*cate, n. [LL. carucata, carrucata. See {Carucage}.] A plowland; as much land as one team can plow in a year and a day; by some said to be about 100 acres. Burrill. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carucate — Land which could be ploughed in one year with eight oxen. The OldEngl. term was plogland. [< Lat. carucata < caruca = a plough] Cf. Carucage …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Danegeld —   [englisch deɪngeld], eine von den Königen in England bis 1162 erhobene Grundsteuer, deren Höhe zwischen 12 und 72 denarii pro Grundeinheit (Steuerhufe, Carucata) schwankte. Das Danegeld geht zurück auf die seit 991 gelegentlich zum Freikauf von …   Universal-Lexikon

  • bovata terrae — /bowveyta tehriy/ In old English law, as much land as one ox can cultivate. Said by some to be thirteen, by others eighteen, acres in extent. See carucata …   Black's law dictionary

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