bóc-land
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
bóc-land
-lond, es; n. BOOK-LAND, land held by a charter or writing, free from all fief, fee, service or fines. Such was formerly held chiefly by the nobility, and denominated allodialis, which we now call freehold; ex scripto sive charta possessa terra, terra codicillaris Ðe on his bóclande cyricean hæbbe who on his freehold has a church, L. Edg. i. 2; Th. i. 262, 11: L. Ed. 2; Th. i. 160, 14. Se mon bócland hæbbe the man has a freehold, L. Alf. pol. 41; Th. i. 88, 16: Bd. 2, 3; S. 504, 29: 3, 24; S. 556, 4: Cod. Dipl. 317; A. D. 871-889; Kmhl. ii. 120, 6. Hæfde Rómánum to bóclande gesealde Romanis per testamentum tradiderat, Ors. 5, 4; Bos. 104, 18. Bóclandes, Cot. 83. v. folc-land and land.
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