Virga, Virgata Terrae

Virga, Virgata Terrae

Concept of “Virga, Virgata Terrae”

Traditional meaning of virga, virgata terrae in English (with some legal use of this latin concept in England and the United States in the XIX Century) [1]: (in Latin) A yard-land; from twenty to forty acres.

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  1. Based on A Concise Law Dictionary of Words, Phrases and Maxims, “Virga, Virgata Terrae”, Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1911, United States. It is also called the Stimson’s Law dictionary. This term and/or definition may be absolete.

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