Definition of Croft

1. Noun. A small farm worked by a crofter.




Definition of Croft

1. n. A small, inclosed field, adjoining a house; a small farm.

Definition of Croft

1. Proper noun. (surname from=Middle English dot=), from the common noun croft, and from places named Croft. ¹

2. Noun. A fenced piece of land, especially in Scotland, usually small and arable and used for small-scale food production and usually with a crofter's dwelling thereon. ¹

3. Noun. (archaic) A carafe. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Croft

1. a small tenant farm [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Croft

croconates
croconazole
croconic
croconic acid
crocose
crocosmia
crocosmias
crocotta
crocottas
crocs
crocus
crocuses
crocuslike
crocuta
crocutas
croft (current term)
crofter
crofters
crofting
croftings
croftland
croftlands
crofts
crog
crogged
crogging
crogs
crohn's colitis
crohn's enteris
crohn's enterocolitis

Literary usage of Croft

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1904)
"There is a rough plan drawn on the record, showing Newton Lane running from left to right, with Mrs. Hartley's " Long croft" on the upper side of it, ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"They lived together in a house that had a little croft attached to it, and this croft and house had belonged to the old man's father and grandfather, ..."

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