Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
FLEED, n. The land at the end of the furrows in a ridge on which the plough turns, the end-rig (Abd. 1808 Jam.; ne.Sc. 1951).
Abd. 1903 Banffshire Jnl. (29 Sept.):
Each brought his horse and cart to the field, where the ploughs lay on the fleed or end-rig. Bnff. 1917 E. S. Rae Private John Macpherson 54:
An' Geordie, ma foreman, a dacenter lad Ne'er wore nickietoms, nor plooed up a fleed. Abd. 1950 Buchan Observer (11 April):
We have often seen the clovers strike best in the “fleed,” or endrig of a field.
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