farmstead

noun
farm·stead | \ˈfärm-ˌsted \

Definition of farmstead 

: the buildings and adjacent service areas of a farm broadly : a farm with its buildings

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Synonyms for farmstead

Synonyms

estate, farm, grange, ranch

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Examples of farmstead in a Sentence

many of the area's proud, old farmsteads have been bulldozed by developers to make way for condominiums

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Especially when one is staying at a farmstead dairy and loaded down with the best cheese the Northeast has to offer? Gordon Edgar, Smithsonian, "A Brief History of America’s Appetite for Macaroni and Cheese," 30 May 2018 The former executive chef and general manager at Canton’s Cardinal Tavern is serving as an apprentice at two Baltimore County farms, and recently launched a catering business and farmstead. Sarah Meehan, Washington Post, "A training program for new farmers is teaching its biggest class yet," 30 June 2018 The former executive chef and general manager at Canton’s Cardinal Tavern is serving as an apprentice at two Baltimore County farms, and recently launched a catering business and farmstead. Sarah Meehan, Washington Post, "A training program for new farmers is teaching its biggest class yet," 30 June 2018 The former executive chef and general manager at Canton’s Cardinal Tavern is serving as an apprentice at two Baltimore County farms, and recently launched a catering business and farmstead. Sarah Meehan, Washington Post, "A training program for new farmers is teaching its biggest class yet," 30 June 2018 Driver could also see extensive crop marks denoting the presence of the Roman or Iron Age settlement of Trewen, which was once either a farmstead or a villa. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian, "A Heat Wave is Revealing Centuries-Old Sites in Wales," 11 July 2018 The former executive chef and general manager at Canton’s Cardinal Tavern is serving as an apprentice at two Baltimore County farms, and recently launched a catering business and farmstead. Sarah Meehan, Washington Post, "A training program for new farmers is teaching its biggest class yet," 30 June 2018 Riverview Farmstead Open House The Forest Preserve District of Will County will hold an open house of its Riverview Farmstead from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 21, at the farmstead preserve on Book Road, south of Hassert Boulevard in Naperville. Michelle Mullins, Naperville Sun, "Naperville News Digest," 29 June 2018 The Woodbridge farmstead has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1999. Courant Community, "Community News For The Manchester Edition," 2 July 2018

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First Known Use of farmstead

1807, in the meaning defined above

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farmstead

noun

English Language Learners Definition of farmstead

: a farm with its buildings

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