First recorded in 1400–50, yardland is from the late Middle English word yerdlonde. See yard1, land (Source: dictionary.com)
Definitions of Yardland
- : virgate
Example sentences for Yardland
- It is commonly supposed by the surveys that the holder of a yardland joins with one of his fellows to make up the team.
- Thus the boor is put before us as a tenant with a house and a yardland or virgate, and two plough oxen.
- The hide, the yardland, the oxgang existed not only in the geld-rolls, but in fact and on the ground.
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