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  • noun Scotland ploughland


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  • "ploughgate," and "davoch," he had clumsy wooden ploughs, the very shape of which is now almost a tradition, but which were certainly at least as primitive in {88} construction as the plough Ulysses guided in his farm at Ithaca.

    A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4)

  • ‘No, sir, —the name of Godfrey Bertram of Ellangowan is not in the last commission, though there’s scarce a carle in the country that has a ploughgate of land, but what he must ride to quarter-sessions and write J.P. after his name.

    Chapter V


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