bredesrum [Swedish]

In Sweden, 17th – 18th centuries, a unit of land area in the province of Gotland, equal to the meadow area required to make a windrow of hay.¹ Also called a bredrum.

1. Herbert Gustavsson.
Gotländsk ordbok : på grundval av C[arl] och P[er-]A[rvid] Säves samlingar e red. av ... Herbert Gustavsson. Bd 1, A-N.
Uppsala: Landsmålsarkivet, 1918-1940.

The dictionary was reissued in 1991 by the Dialekt- och folkminnesarkivet in Uppsala.

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