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toft

 (tôft, tŏft)
n. Chiefly British
1. A homestead.
2. A hillock.

[Middle English, from Old English, from Old Norse topt; see dem- in Indo-European roots.]
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toft

(tɒft)
n
1. (Historical Terms) a homestead
2. (Historical Terms) an entire holding, consisting of a homestead and the attached arable land
[Old English, from Old Norse topt]
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Toft

 a small grove of trees, 1706.
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