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

Definition of farmhouse

: a dwelling on a farm

Examples of farmhouse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Powell, who has a dark beard, an upturned nose, and extensive tattoos on his neck and knuckles, had obtained the permission of one resident in the Eye area, Yvonne Conod, to search a field of crops next to her farmhouse. Rebecca Mead, The New Yorker, "The Curse of the Buried Treasure," 9 Nov. 2020 My grandparents, immigrants from Germany, bought my old farmhouse, on 15 acres, during World War II. Brian Groh, Star Tribune, "The radicalization of a small American town," 27 Oct. 2020 Castello di Amorosa, Calistoga’s famous castle winery, lost its farmhouse, said vice president Jim Sullivan. Esther Mobley,, "120-year-old Napa barn among vineyard structures destroyed in Glass Fire," 28 Sep. 2020 These tiny trees from Wayfair will pair perfectly with your farmhouse Halloween decor. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, "Candy Corn-Inspired Bottle-Brush Trees Are Here Just in Time for Halloween," 25 Sep. 2020 Situated on 28 acres with 103 freestanding cottages, suites, and luxurious, private homes that feature an elevated farmhouse design that blend seamlessly into its scenic wine country surroundings. Kristin Braswell, USA TODAY, "These unique lodging spots offer COVID-weary travelers social-distanced splendor," 29 Oct. 2020 This pillow blends into a ton of decor styles, whether your preference is midcentury modern or modern farmhouse. Krystin Arneson, CNN Underscored, "Save big on last-minute Halloween costumes, candy, decor and more at Target," 27 Oct. 2020 The 5-inch leaves are engraved from pretty birch wood for a rustic farmhouse look. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, "6 Items That Will Make Your Small Thanksgiving Dinner Feel Special," 21 Oct. 2020 So the couple found a farmhouse apartment on Airbnb, about 45 minutes from campus. Washington Post, "College students are still finding romance in a pandemic, through Zoom crushes and actual dates," 13 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of farmhouse

1533, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of farmhouse was in 1533

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18 Nov 2020

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“Farmhouse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of farmhouse

: a house on a farm

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