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Since the early Middle Ages used name (also Hube, Huffe, Lahn derived from fief) for a farm or homestead (farm) with sufficient arable and pasture land, which could edit and feed a family. The owners had depending on the size corresponding designations as Vollbauer or used in the episode as a common family name Huber (1 hooves / Hube), half farmer (1/2 hooves / Hube), Viertelbauer (¼ hooves / Hube) and Kleinhäusler (under ¼ hooves / Hube). The hooves also served as a unit of measurement for levying the royalties and services. From the 9th to the 18th century, this also referred to an area or field measure. The size varied considerably soil type and land between 20 and 160 morning or 5 to 40 hectare, A king's hooves corresponded to two hooves. See also below space measurements. capacity measures and units,

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