steading

noun

stead·​ing ˈste-dᵊn How to pronounce steading (audio)
ˈstē-,
-diŋ
1
: a small farm
2
chiefly Scotland : the service buildings or area of a farm

Word History

Etymology

Middle English steding, from stede place, farm

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of steading was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Steading.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steading. Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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