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bovate


bovate


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bovate  \Bo"vate\,  n.  [LL.  bovata,  fr  bos,  bovis,  ox.] 
  (O.Eng.Law.) 
  An  oxgang,  or  as  much  land  as  an  ox  can  plow  in  a  year;  an 
  ancient  measure  of  land,  of  indefinite  quantity,  but  usually 
  estimated  at  fifteen  acres.