Dennis King wrote a whole lot of fascinating stuff including:
>I'm not sure of the verb here ("went away"??) and don't have
time to track
> it down, too, but the line points to the division of agricultural land
> "ridges" or long strips at an early period.
> It's also worth noting that Irish does not appear to have a single
> technical term for the practice, but rather a descriptive phrase.
> I hope this is useful!
Go raibh M/ILE maith agat.