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vir•gate



Pronunciation: (vûr'git, -gāt), [key]
adj.
shaped like a rod or wand; long, slender, and straight.

vir•gate



Pronunciation: (vûr'git, -gāt), [key]
n.
an early English measure of land of varying extent, usually considered equivalent to a quarter of a hide, or about 30 acres (12 hectares). Also called yardland.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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