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whiteacre

[ hwahyt-ey-ker, wahyt- ]
/ ˈʰwaɪtˌeɪ kər, ˈwaɪt- /
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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).
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Origin of whiteacre

First recorded in 1635–45; white + acre
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