noun, plural ar·pents [ahr-puhnts; French ar-pahn]. /ˈɑr pənts; French arˈpɑ̃/.
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Origin of arpent
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In all the Island of Montreal the tax for each arpent of land was two liards and a half pint of wheat.Montreal 1535-1914 under the French Rgime|William Henry Atherton
The measurement of the arpent varied from an acre to an acre and a half.A History of Champagne|Henry Vizetelly
The corn-lands here rent for about fifteen livres the arpent.
The rents of the corn-lands, farmed for money, are about ten or twelve livres the arpent.
An arpent of ground for corn rents at from thirty to thirty-six livres.