from The Century Dictionary.
- noun 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Obs. or Prov. Eng. A short piece of land in arable ridges and furrows, of uncertain quantity; also, a ridge of land lying between two furrows.
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- noun dated A
mediaevalopen strip of land or small field used for growing crops
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Old French seillon a measure of land, French sillon a ridge, furrow, Latin selio a measure of land.
Western Europe selion western-aristocracy: Egeskov Castle, Funen, Denmark.
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