carucage definition

  • noun:
    • a kind of land taxation that changed Danegeld in twelfth-century England
    • The work of ploughing.
    • A tax on every plow or plowland.
    • The work of plowing.
    • The act of plowing.
    • an old tax on land or landholders, fixed at a specified sum on each carucate, or just around 100 acres of land. It succeeded the Danegeld (which see).
    • Also formerly caruage.

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