[hwahyt-ey-ker, wahyt-]

noun (often initial capital letter)

an arbitrary name for a piece of land used for purposes of supposition in legal argument or the like (often distinguished from blackacre).

Nearby words

  1. white-tailed sea eagle,
  2. white-throated sparrow,
  3. white-tie,
  4. white-winged dove,
  5. white-winged scoter,
  6. whitebait,
  7. whitebeam,
  8. whitebeard,
  9. whiteboard,
  10. whiteboy

Origin of whiteacre

First recorded in 1635–45; white + acre

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