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CONACRE (a corruption of corn-acre)

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Originally appearing in Volume V06, Page 822 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CONACRE (a corruption of corn-acre), in Ireland, a system of letting land, mostly in small patches, and usually for the growth of potatoes as a kind of return instead of wages. It is now practically obsolete.
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