farm·​house | \ ˈfärm-ˌhau̇s \

Definition of farmhouse

: a dwelling on a farm

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There are old farmhouses made a touch less gloomy with Halloween decorations, and shops and restaurants that have all been boarded up. Andrew Webster, The Verge, "Fallout 76 journal, day 3: in search of friends and fun," 20 Nov. 2018 Inspired by the real-life tales of paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren, the series kicked off with the story of the Perron family, who move into a Rhode Island farmhouse in 1971 and to discover all manners of supernatural menace. Tasha Robinson, The Verge, "The new horror film canon (and where to stream it)," 1 Nov. 2018 The item quickly became a bestseller — still to this day — though his farmhouse tables are becoming a close second. Candace Braun Davison, House Beautiful, "The World According To Harp," 9 May 2018 But this Christmas the girls have only one thing on their wish lists—to spend Christmas with both Mom and Dad at Tracie’s family farmhouse. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "9 Movies and TV Shows to Watch While You're Avoiding Family Over Thanksgiving," 18 Nov. 2018 There are also new additions to both the Rivet and Stone & Beam lines on Amazon as well, including pieces with gold, velvet, and faux fur details in the Rivet collection, and more cozy farmhouse products from Stone & Beam. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "Amazon Just Released A New Home Collection Of Stylish Classics," 29 Oct. 2018 Home is a compound of 19th-century farmhouses set on several bucolic acres of olive trees on a hill between Florence and Impruneta, which is shared with Riccardo’s wife, Daniela, and Francesco’s sister, Elena. Maria Shollenbarger, ELLE Decor, "An Italian Design Firm Transforms Discreet-but-Luxe Kitchens with a Timeless Florentine Aesthetic," 18 Oct. 2018 The Elkay brand recently rolled out stainless farmhouse sinks with interchangeable apron fronts in several colors. Jura Koncius, The Seattle Times, "Sick of all-white kitchens? Here are six ways to spice things up," 16 Oct. 2018 Other than that, the best of the old Four Seasons has been successfully transplanted—the steak tartare, the farmhouse duck and, of course, the celebratory mountain of pink cotton candy, now with a bit more of a deliberate swirl. Steven Stolman, Town & Country, "A Clear-Eyed Assessment of the New Four Seasons—By Someone Who Loved the Old One," 7 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of farmhouse

1598, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of farmhouse

: a house on a farm

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