An English unit of land measurement. Carucate is another name for the hide, although there are variances in the measurement depending on place and time.
Related term(s): Hide; Acre; Virgate; Rood
Category: Weights and Measures
Source information: Nicholson, Edward. Men and Measures. London: Smith, Elder, and Company, 1912. 82.
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