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n. Chiefly British
1. A small enclosed field or pasture near a house.
2. A small farm, especially a tenant farm.
[Middle English, from Old English.]
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1. (Agriculture) a small enclosed plot of land, adjoining a house, worked by the occupier and his family, esp in Scotland
2. (Textiles) dialect Lancashire a patch of wasteland, formerly one used for bleaching fabric in the sun
[Old English croft; related to Middle Dutch krocht hill, field, Old English creopan to creep]
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1. a small farm, esp. one worked by a tenant.
2. a small plot of ground adjacent to a house and used as a kitchen garden or for pasture.
[before 1000; Middle English, Old English]
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farm - workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit; "it takes several people to work the farm"
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croft[krɒft] n (Scot) → piccola fattoria
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