Carucage
Carucage Car"u*cage, n. [LL. carrucagium (OF. charuage.), fr. LL. carruca plow, fr. L. carruca coach.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Old Eng. Law.) A tax on every plow or plowland. [1913 Webster]

2. The act of plowing. [R.] [1913 Webster]


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