Bovata


Bovata
The amount of land (between 10 and 20 acres) which notionally supplied one ox to a team of eight. Bovata is to found throughout *DB. The English form is 'bovate' or *'oxgang'. It was one eighth of a *carucate. [< Lat. bos = ox]

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  • 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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  • Bovate — Bo vate, n. [LL. bovata, fr. bos, bovis, ox.] (O. Eng. Law.) An oxgang, or as much land as an ox can plow in a year; an ancient measure of land, of indefinite quantity, but usually estimated at fifteen acres. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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