Yardland

yahrd-land

Origin

First recorded in 1400–50, yardland is from the late Middle English word yerdlonde. See yard1, land (Source: dictionary.com)

Definitions of Yardland

Yardland

noun

  1. virgate2.

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Yardland

noun

  1. : virgate

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Example sentences for Yardland

  1. It is commonly supposed by the surveys that the holder of a yardland joins with one of his fellows to make up the team.
  2. Thus the boor is put before us as a tenant with a house and a yardland or virgate, and two plough oxen.
  3. The hide, the yardland, the oxgang existed not only in the geld-rolls, but in fact and on the ground.

Nearby words

yardang , yardarm , yardbird , yardie , yarding , yardman , yardmaster , yardstick , yare , yaren

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