toft

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noun \ˈtȯft, ˈtäft\

Definition of toft

British

  1. :  a site for a dwelling and its outbuildings; also :  an entire holding comprising a homestead and additional land

Origin and Etymology of toft

Middle English, from Old English, from Old Norse topt; probably akin to Greek dapedon floor, demein to build, pedon ground — more at timber, ped


First Known Use: before 12th century


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