Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A tax on land ploughable with one plough.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English law. A kind of tax or tribute anciently imposed upon every plow, (carue or plow-land,) for the public service. Speiman.