Synonyms Of commonage
Definition Of commonage
the common people; the commonalty.
the right of pasturing animals on common land.
Several of his neighbours with rights to commonage beside Michael's land also had turbines erected.
Example Of commonage
All farmers with ewe quota and commonage must comply with the relevant framework plan in order to be eligible for direct payments from the Department of Agriculture.
Any farmer with commonage has been paid.
Farmers can appeal their commonage on an individual basis.
Farmers have to either accept the recommended destocking level; have it checked by an agricultural consultant or opt out of using their commonage altogether.
For example, if sheep grazing on commonage lost their markings, quick traditional methods were to hand to allocate the animals and so avoid the creaky slowness of the law.