Oxgang Definition

noun

(archaic or Old English Law) The area of land that could be ploughed by an ox in a day; one eighth of a carucate.

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(archaic or Old English Law) A measure of land of uncertain quantity.
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(archaic, UK dialectal, Scotland) A measure of land equivalent to thirteen acres.
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Other Word Forms of Oxgang

Noun

Singular:
oxgang
Plural:
oxgangs

Origin of Oxgang

  • From Middle English oxegang, from Old English oxangang (“an eighth of a plough-land, a hide”), equivalent to ox +‎ gang.

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