- Modern term used of land divided into hides. -Cf. Hide
Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. Christopher Coredon with Ann Williams.
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hidated — hid·at·ed … English syllables
hidated — ˈhīˌdād.ə̇d adjective Etymology: New Latin hidatus (past participle of hidare to measure in hides, from Medieval Latin hida hide) + English ed : measured in hides … Useful english dictionary
hidate — verb a) To divide (a region, such as a shire or hundred) into hides. In general, the newly won districts were reckoned in carucates, while the older English territory was hidated. b) To assess the geld of (a place, such as a manor or borough) in… … Wiktionary
Hide — The area reckoned to be sufficient for one family and/or ploughable by an eight ox plough team in a year. The term was used for taxation purposes, notionally comprising an area of up to 120 acres. In Berkshire, however, the hide was approx. 40… … Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases