turbary

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tur·ba·ry

 (tûr′bə-rē)
n. pl. tur·ba·ries
A place where peat can be dug; a peat bog.

[Middle English turbarie, from Anglo-Norman turberie, from Medieval Latin turbāria, from turba, turf, of Germanic origin.]

turbary

(ˈtɜːbərɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Agriculture) land where peat or turf is cut or has been cut
2. (Law) Also called: common of turbary (in England) the legal right to cut peat for fuel on a common
[C14: from Old French turbarie, from Medieval Latin turbāria, from turba peat, turf]