conacre definition

  • noun:
    • An agricultural system of permitting land in small spots or pieces, often for tillage.
    • A strip of land that's let under this method.
    • a method of permitting a portion of a farm for a single crop.
    • In Ireland, a type of peasant occupancy due to funds associated with the utilization of land in whole or part repayment of earnings. Its almost obsolete.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To underlet some of, for just one crop; -- said of a farm.
  • others:
    • to allow land on conacre system.

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