lug

1

Various local versions of the rod or perch, a unit of length used in measuring land:

Hertfordshire, 20 feet.

Wiltshire, 15, 16½ or 18 feet.

Dorsetshire, 15 feet, 1 inch. Also called a goad.

Second Report of the Commissioners, 1820. Appendix page 26.

2

In Herefordshire, England, a unit of land area for coppice wood, = 49 square yards.

Second Report of the Commissioners, 1820. Appendix page 26.

3

Lug. s. … (2) A measure of land, containing a pole, perch, or sixteen and a half feet square.

Thomas Wright.
A Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English Vol 2.
London: George Bell and Sons, 1886.
Page 649.

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