Origin of carucate
Related formscar·u·cat·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for carucate
The geldable carucate of Domesday does not signify what the carucate usually signifies in other early documents.
If every inch of the vill is ploughed, the carucate can only have 75 acres, and each team tills but 60.Domesday Book and Beyond|Frederic William Maitland
A carucate is the extent cultivated by one plough in one year and a day (120 acres).Records of Woodhall Spa and Neighbourhood|J. Conway Walter
The object would appear to have been to obtain a carucate of equal value throughout the kingdom.
And he took from every carucate throughout the whole kingdom 20s.The Great Pestilence (A.D. 1348-9)|Francis Aidan Gasquet