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(Pleuch-,) Pleughgang, n. Also: ploucht-, plough- and -gange. [Only Sc., f. Pleuch n. and Gang n., prob. on the analogy of Oxgang n.] A measure of arable land. = Pleuchland n. The hereȝeldis of ilk ploucht gang of land thairof … to be vptakin and inbrocht to our vse; 1548 Reg. Cupar A. II. 54.
Everie kirk officer was in use of being payed of a half firlot of meall of everie four horse ploughgang of land; 1639 Argyll Synod I. 12.
Ane pleughgange of land of old extent; 1657 Retours Inq. Spec. Inverness (84).
40 sh. yearly as the viccarage of the pleughgang of Carimuir and as much for the pleughgate of Caringring; 1667 Justiciary Ct. Rec. I. 226.
Plough gang; 1705 Kirkcaldy Presb. 12 July.

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