from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A mediaeval open strip of land or small field used for growing crops
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A short piece of land in arable ridges and furrows, of uncertain quantity; also, a ridge of land lying between two furrows.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A ridge of land rising between two furrows: sometimes applied to the half-acre strips in the open-field system, which were separated by such ridges.
Old French seillon a measure of land, French sillon a ridge, furrow, Latin selio a measure of land. (Wiktionary)