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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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Pleuch-tilth, n. Also: pleucht-, plewcht- and -tylthe. [e.m.E. ploughe-till (1494), plough-tilth (1597–1602).] The amount of land tilled in a year by a standard plough; a ploughland. = Pleuchland n. Also, ? the work, or act, of tilling land. — 1516 Reg. Privy S. I. 432/2.
The gyft of the ward of all the twa part of ane pleuch tilth of the landis of Ardoune
1544–5 Acts & Decr. II. 34.
His cornis that grew … apon his landis … extending to ane plewcht-tilth ȝerlie
1545 Corr. M. Lorraine 143.
Sa fer as thai occupy be ther awin pleucht tylthe and manis

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