Definitions of acre

  1. a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speaking countries Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a territory of western Brazil bordering on Bolivia and Peru Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Any field of arable or pasture land. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A piece of land, containing 160 square rods, or 4,840 square yards, or 43,560 square feet. This is the English statute acre. That of the United States is the same. The Scotch acre was about 1.26 of the English, and the Irish 1.62 of the English. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The quantity of land containing 160 square rods, or 43,560 square feet; a field. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. A measure of land containing 4,840 sq. yards. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. A field; a measure of land of 4, 840 square yards. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. A measure of land, 43, 560 square feet; a field. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. A measure of land containing 160 square rods or perches, or 4,840 square yards. God's acre, the churchyard. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. A portion of land containing 4840 square yards. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. A 4,840 square yard parcel of real estate. Refer to hectare. thelawdictionary.org
  13. is the translation of a word (tse'med), which properly means a yoke, and denotes a space of ground that may be ploughed by a yoke of oxen in a day. It is about an acre of our measure ( Isaiah 5:10 ; 1 Samuel 14:14 ). biblestudytools.com
  14. Measures. A quantity of land containing in length forty perches, and four in breadth, or one hundred and sixty square perches, of whatever shape may be the land. Serg. Land Laws of Penn., 185. See Cro. Eliz. 476, 665; 6 Co. 67; Poph. 55; Co. Litt. 5, b, and note 22. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  15. [=a]'k[.e]r, n. a measure of land containing 4840 sq. yards. The Scotch acre contains 6150.4 sq. yards (48 Scotch--61 imperial acres): the Irish, 7840 sq. yards (50 Irish--81 imperial acres): (pl.) for lands, estates generally: (fig.) large quantities of anything.--n. A'CREAGE, the number of acres in a piece of land.--adj. A'CRED, possessing acres or land. [A.S. æcer; Ger. acker, L. ager, Gr. agros, Sans. ajras, a plain.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  16. The extremity or tip of the nose. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  17. Measure of land, 4,840 sq. yds; piece of tilled or enclosed land, field (only in special uses, as broad aa., God\'s A., Long A.). Hence (-) acred a. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  18. [L.] An area of 4840 square yards. The Scotch acre is 1.27 of an English acre, the Irish nearly I.62. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  19. n. [Anglo-Saxon, Latin, Greek] A piece of land containing 180 square rods or perches, or 4840 square yards, or 43,660 square feet. Cabinet Dictionary
  20. A quantity of land containing in length forty perches, perches, and four in breadth, or four thousand eight hundred and forty square yards. Complete Dictionary

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