from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British A small enclosed field or pasture near a house.
- n. Chiefly British A small farm, especially a tenant farm.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. 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.
- n. A carafe.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small, inclosed field, adjoining a house; a small farm.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To bleach (linen) after bucking or soaking in an alkaline dye, by exposing to the sun and air.
- n. A small piece of inclosed ground used for pasture, tillage, or other purposes; any small tract of land; a very small farm: applied especially to the small farms on the western coast and islands of Scotland.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small farm worked by a crofter
Turner a freehold tenement in Greenhill Street, with garden and croft, which is not mentioned in any of his later transactions, and from Edward
The longest time he spent away from the croft was the six years he spent serving his country in the last war.
There was a kind of croft on one hillside, and from a hut the smoke of breakfast was beginning to curl.
My bet is you were connected to a call handling centre somewhere miles away, spoke to someone who had to ask what a croft was and weren’t visited because it was too far away from the nearest ‘big’ town and they couldn’t lose the manpower for half a day to reach you.
"croft" i.e. a very small holding of land, where he raised sheep and grew potatoes.
Our house and its three fields used to be a croft, supporting a numerous family.
I heard the door of our croft scrape shut across the summer warmed flagstones, then one of the men offer my mother a ride on his mount.
Foonf (UID#) on November 12th, 2009 at 2: 00 pm ps3 laura croft cameltoe ftw.
Norgrove's parents manage a croft and keep cattle in Uig.
Her grieving family, gathered in their croft on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, were yesterday waiting to be given a full account of the events since her abduction before issuing a statement.
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