croft


croft

noun \ˈkrft\

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

Full Definition of CROFT

1
chiefly British :  a small enclosed field usually adjoining a house
2
chiefly British :  a small farm worked by a tenant
croft·er \ˈkrf-tər\ noun, chiefly British

Origin of CROFT

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Middle Dutch krocht hill
First Known Use: before 12th century

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