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 Oxford Stroke (in rowing).O’yer and Ter’miner (Courts of) 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
as a land measure, was no certain quantity, but as much as an ox could gang over or cultivate. Also called a bovate. The Latin jugum was a similar term, which Varro defines “Quod juncti boves uno die exarre: possunt.   1
        Eight oxgangs made a carucate. If an oxgang was as much as one ox could cultivate, its average would be about fifteen acres.

 Oxford Stroke (in rowing).O’yer and Ter’miner (Courts of) 

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