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CARUCATE, or CARRUCATE (from the Med....

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 436 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CARUCATE, or CARRUCATE (from the Med. Lat. carrucata, from carruca, a wheeled plough), a measure of land, based probably on the area that could be ploughed by a team of oxen in a year; hence " carucage " means a tax levied on each " carucate " of land (see HIDE).
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