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\Vir"gate\, a. [L. virgatus made of twigs, fr. virga a twig, rod. See {Verge} a rod.] (Bot.) Having the form of a straight rod; wand-shaped; straight and slender.
\Vir"gate\, n. [LL. virgata, virgata terrae, so much land as virga terrae, a land measure, contains, fr. L. virga a twig, rod.] A yardland, or measure of land varying from fifteen to forty acres. [Obs.] --T. Warton.

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