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Plew-, Pleu-, Plwland, n. [ME. and e.m.E. plou-lond (1297), plow-: cf. Pleuchland n.] A unit of land measurement. = Pleuchland n. Also, as a place-name element. — I graunt … at … Alayne … be fre of vmage soyte & al seruyse of the twa plewland of Nortoun; c 1379 MacRae Early Sc. Texts No. 1.
Pro quodam pecia terre … le half plwland wlgariter nuncupata; 1434 Exch. R. IV. 574.
Pleulandis; 1621 Retours Inq. Spec. Dumfries (105) .
Carucatam terre que vocatur Redeplowlande; 1376 Reg. Great S. 210/2.
Plewlands; 1549 Reg. Episc. Morav. 398.

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