For the unit of capacity, see farthendelle.
In England, 13th – 19th century, two units of land area that became confounded. The "dale" is not the "dale" of hill and dale, but deal, meaning part. Also spelled farding-land, farundale, ferundel. It had two meanings:
FARDING-LAND, or Farundale of Land; is the fourth part of an Acre.
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