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CULTIVATION TERRACE

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A strip of land on a slope, which has built up to provide a flat surface for the cultivation of crops.

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Term Note
LYNCHET A scarp or bank defining the upper and lower boundaries of a field. Formed as a result of the gradual downhill movement of soil loosened by ploughing.
RIG AND FURROW A series of ridges (rigs), separated by furrows, created by ploughing.

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