owning many acres of land; landed.

Origin of acred

First recorded in 1835–45; acre + -ed3 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for acred

Historical Examples of acred

  • She's for some splendid young Devon squire, six foot high, and acred and whiskered within an inch of his life!


    George Du Maurier

British Dictionary definitions for acred



(usually in combination) having acres of landa many-acred farm; a well-acred nobleman
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