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1Any of various dramatic and wide-reaching changes in the practice of agriculture, usually associated with an increased output.
2Specifically (with the and sometimes with capital initials) the transformation of British agriculture traditionally regarded as taking place in England in the 18th and early 19th centuries around the time of the Industrial Revolution, characterized by the enclosure of common land and the introduction of technological innovations such as the seed drill and the rotation of crops.
Early 19th century.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.