CARUCATA, CARUCATE - Black's Law Dictionary

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A certain quantity of land used as the basis for taxation. A cartload. As much land as may be tilled by a single plow in a year and a day. Skene, de verb, sig. A plow land of one hundred acres. Ken. Gloss. The quantity varies in different counties, from sixty to one hundred and twenty acres. Whart. See Littleton, Ten. cclxii; 2 Holdsw.Hist.E.L. 56; Maitl. Domesday Book and Beyond 395; 1 L.J.R. 96. Also, a team of cattle, or a cart-load. See Bovata terra.

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