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conacre

an arrangement common in Ireland under which a farmer has the right to till land, sow crops on it and to harvest them. It usually lasts for eleven months but does not create the relationship of landlord and tenant.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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(5) The scheme was administered by the Congested Districts Board, who used the conacre market.
Farm woodland in Ulster and the Republic attracts an annual government premium worth over pounds 100 per acre in the lowlands at a time when some conacre rents had halved to under pounds 60 per acre.
"There has been a switch to part-time farming and conacre renting to others has been massive.
"My fencing business is being contacted by part-time farmers and retired folk conacre letting their land.