huebra [Spanish]

A unit of land area in Spain and its colonies; the amount of land a yoke of oxen could plow in one day.1  

In the Spanish province of Avila, the huebra = 3200 square varas, about 2235.9589 square meters, according to the equivalence published by the royal order of 9 December 1852.2

1. Reasonover.
Privately printed, 1946.

E. P. Arneson.
The Early Art of Terrestrial Measurement and its Practice in Texas.
The Texas Engineer, Centennial Edition.

2. Gaceta.
Madrid, 28 December 1852.

Dirección General del Instituto Geográfico y Estadístico.
Equivalencias entre las Pesas y Medidas Usadas Antiguamente en las Diversas Provincias de España y las Legales del Sistema Métrico-Decimal.
Publicadas de Real Orden.
Madrid: Imprenta de la Dirección General del Instituto Geográfica y Estadístico, 1886.

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