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

Definition of farmhouse

: a dwelling on a farm

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In another case, Kelczewski’s clients ignored his warnings about the expense and complication of purchasing an old farmhouse for their first home and moved forward with the offer. Nancy Mann Jackson, House Beautiful, "The Top 5 Homebuying Mistakes Realtors Wish People Would Stop Making," 26 Feb. 2019 The four-bedroom, three-bath property coined Kinderhill Farm features an early 19th-century farmhouse merged with a larger federal style main house. Megan Barber, Curbed, "19th-century estate with picture-perfect red barn wants $2M," 6 Dec. 2018 Joanna posted a picture taken inside the family's farmhouse on Instagram Stories. Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "Joanna Gaines's Sons Just Played the Best Prank on Their Mom," 27 Nov. 2018 As Haraldsson tells it, his father was raised in a modest yellow farmhouse on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. Gloria Dickie, WIRED, "Humans Tracked Iceland's Glaciers For Ages. Now, Tech Does," 5 June 2018 The bitumen road out of town soon turns to dirt, and farmhouses on big wheat properties are dotted every several miles. Jacqueline Williams, New York Times, "A Farming Town Divided: Do We Want a Nuclear Site that Brings Jobs?," 7 Mar. 2018 Other points on the trail are the Muirhead Farmhouse, formerly a bed and breakfast, in Hampshire, and another farmhouse — this one transformed by Wright in 1907 into Fabyan Villa — in Geneva. Lori Rackl,, "New Frank Lloyd Wright trail unveiled: 13 sites from Rockford to Springfield," 7 May 2018 The store feels like walking into someone's cool living room in a modern farmhouse, which is exactly what Taseff was going for. Allison Carey,, "Six Cleveland Flea vendors who create new, handmade home decor (photos)," 7 May 2018 Just one old farmhouse, about four other ramshackle buildings, nothing growing, and winter and snow on their way very soon. Susan Harfouche, The New Republic, "Memoirs of an Ex-Sannyasin," 12 Apr. 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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