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

Definition of farmhouse

: a dwelling on a farm

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The four taps are locally driven, with Hopewell Brewing’s Ride or Die, a pale ale, Pipeworks’ Infinite Citra, an IPA, Une Annee’s Framboise, an American wild ale, and Scratch Brewing’s Cedar Oak Ale, a farmhouse saison. Grace Wong,, "In-house smoked brisket stars at new Flat & Point in Logan, plus more restaurant openings," 22 Aug. 2019 More than 60 vendors will offer vintage items, antiques, candles, jewelry, farmhouse, art and many others that are cool in nature and looks., "Dance studio celebrates its one-year anniversary: Olmsted Dates and Data," 17 Aug. 2019 The farmhouse has an oversized kitchen island and peninsula to prepare food, eat a meal or spread out homework., "2019 Street of Dreams: Modern farmhouse has high-tech features," 16 Aug. 2019 This was New Canaan, a sylvan place of old-money mansions and modern farmhouses built with Wall Street bonuses. Sarah Schweitzer, The Atlantic, "The Lunch Ladies of New Canaan," 15 Aug. 2019 The La Haye Sainte farmhouse fell to the French at around 6 p.m. National Geographic, "Napoleon lost the Battle of Waterloo—here’s what went wrong," 15 Aug. 2019 The house features modern farmhouse design accents that includes interior barn-style sliding doors and a mudroom with a Dutch door. Ebony Day, azcentral, "Scottsdale home with modern farmhouse-style design sells for $2.4M," 5 Aug. 2019 The farmhouse stood with all doors open, children tumbling in and out, busy conversation everywhere. Anne Carson, The New Yorker, "An Evening with Joseph Conrad," 1 Aug. 2019 Before Fixer Upper took off, Joanna Gaines recorded an online series about renovating her family's farmhouse. Megan Stein, Country Living, "Joanna Gaines Had an Entire Series About Her Farmhouse Renovation and No One Knew," 27 July 2019

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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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