One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A measure of corn used in medieval England.
Early 18th century; earliest use found in White Kennett (1660–1728), historian and bishop of Peterborough. From post-classical Latin achersetus from late Old English aecer-sǣd (amount of) seed required to sow an acre from aecer + sǣd.
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