farm·​house | \ ˈfärm-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce farmhouse (audio) \

Definition of farmhouse

: a dwelling on a farm

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There, a quarter mile down the road, black smoke billowed from an old farmhouse. Natalie Brophy, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "'Lord be near us': Townsfolk numb after fire sweeps through farmhouse, killing 2 adults, 4 children," 26 June 2019 In one example, Hitchcock said her family ventured to Ferndale (Humboldt County) last month and stayed at an old farmhouse. Tom Stienstra,, "How to get your kid to love the outdoors this summer," 14 June 2019 Privately sited, beautifully restored, 18th-century stone farmhouse. The New York Review of Books, "Classifieds," 17 June 2019 Buy fresh fish and pick up other ingredients from a farmers market in time for our cooking class at a local farmhouse. National Geographic, "Italy: Hidden Treasures of the Northwest," 12 June 2019 The Farmhouse Some 30 minutes from Perugia, Italy, this stone farmhouse offers a sleek pool with a shallow shelf designed with young children in mind. Donna Bulseco, WSJ, "6 Vacation Villas With Enviable Pools," 15 May 2018 The Vetters describe 1840 as an urban farmhouse brewery. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "1840 Brewing Co. doesn't brew beer and is only open once a month. So why is it a hit?," 24 May 2018 What started life in 1884 as an unfinished farmhouse on about 162 acres in California’s Santa Clara Valley has become one of the most recognizable and notoriously mysterious mansions in American history. David Nash, House Beautiful, "Inside the Winchester Mystery House, the Craziest Home in the Country," 15 May 2019 Also at Target, the rustic farmhouse vibe, currently popular indoors, can be brought to the porch. Kim Cook, The Seattle Times, "A small but social spot: Trends in front-porch decorating," 26 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of farmhouse

1598, in the meaning defined above

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: a house on a farm

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