conacre

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Corruption of corn-acre.

Noun[edit]

conacre (countable and uncountable, plural conacres)

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  1. (Ireland) An agricultural system of letting land in small patches or strips, usually for tillage.
  2. (Ireland) A strip of land that is let under this system.

Verb[edit]

conacre (third-person singular simple present conacres, present participle conacring, simple past and past participle conacred)

  1. (Ireland) To underlet a proportion of, for a single crop; said of a farm.