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1A thin strip of arable land held under a particular system of land tenure.
2The system of land tenure by which an area of arable land or pastureland is divided into irregular strips, each of which is then allocated by lot to a tenant on a rotation system; = rundale.
With reference to the holding or allocation of land: in separate strips cultivated by different tenants.
Held under or designating the system of land tenure by which an area of arable land is divided into thin strips and allocated to tenants.
Late Middle English. From run + rig. Compare rundale, run-ridge.
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