virgate


virgate

adjective

  1. shaped like a rod or wand; long, slender, and straight.

noun

  1. an early English measure of land of varying extent, usually considered equivalent to a quarter of a hide, or about 30 acres (12 hectares).

adjective

  1. long, straight, and thin; rod-shapedvirgate stems

noun

  1. British an obsolete measure of land area, usually taken as equivalent to 30 acres

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