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croft

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noun \ˈkrȯft\

Simple Definition of croft

  • : a small farm usually with a house on it in Scotland

Full Definition of croft

  1. 1 chiefly British :  a small enclosed field usually adjoining a house

  2. 2 chiefly British :  a small farm worked by a tenant

croft·er play \ˈkrȯf-tər\ noun, chiefly British

Origin of croft

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Middle Dutch krocht hill


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with croft


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