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Definition of Acre

Acre

  1. Any field of arable or pasture land.
  2. A piece of land, containing 160 square rods, or 4,840 square yards, or 43,560 square feet. This is the English statute acre. That of the United States is the same. The Scotch acre was about 1.26 of the English, and the Irish 1.62 of the English.

Acre Quotations

Just under the surface I shall be, all together at first, then separate and drift, through all the earth and perhaps in the end through a cliff into the sea, something of me. A ton of worms in an acre, that is a wonderful thought, a ton of worms, I believe it.
Samuel Beckett

Winnie the Pooh and his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood are among the most entertaining and beloved characters ever animated by Disney.
John Lasseter

An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise.
Red Auerbach

If you know how many acres you have sown of each kind of corn, inquire how much the acre the soil of that land takes for sowing, and count the number of quarters of seed, and you shall know the return of seed, and what ought to be over.
Robert Grosseteste

I live up at about the 2000 feet level on a five acre piece of forest that I built a small house on.
Terence McKenna
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Acre Translations

acre in Dutch is acre
acre in French is acre
acre in German is Morgen, Acker {m}
acre in Latin is ager (agri)
acre in Swedish is tunnland
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