steelbou

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See also: steelbow

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

steel +‎ bou (stock or herd of cattle; farmhouse, village)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [stilbuː], [stilbʌu]

Noun[edit]

steelbou (plural steelbous)

  1. (law) steelbow, a land-tenancy whereby a the stock, equipment and grain etc. provided by a landlord should be returned in equivalent quantity at the end of the lease