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rundale

/ (ˈrʌnˌdeɪl) /
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noun
(formerly) the name given, esp in Ireland and earlier in Scotland, to the system of land tenure in which each land-holder had several strips of land that were not contiguousAlso called (in Scotland): runrig
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Word Origin for rundale

C16 ryndale, from run (vb) + dale, a northern variant of dole 1, in the sense ``a portion''
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