Turbary Definition

tûrbə-rē
turbaries
noun
A place where peat can be dug; a peat bog.
American Heritage

A piece of peatland from which turf may be cut for fuel.

Wiktionary
Material extracted from a turbary.
Wiktionary
The right to cut turf from a turbary on a common or in some cases, another person's land.
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Turbary

Noun

Singular:
turbary
Plural:
turbaries

Origin of Turbary

  • Middle English turbarie from Anglo-Norman turberie from Medieval Latin turbāria from turba turf of Germanic origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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