farmhold

noun

variants or farmholding
ˈ⸗ˌ⸗⸗
plural -s
archaic
: a tract of land cultivated as a farm

Word History

Etymology

farmhold from Middle English fermehold, from ferme rent, lease + hold land that is held; farmholding from farm entry 2 + holding, noun

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“Farmhold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/farmhold. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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