Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A farm, including its land and buildings.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The main building of a farm
  • n. A farm, including its buildings

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A farm with the building upon it; a homestead on a farm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The collection of buildings belonging to a farm; the homestead on a farm.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the buildings and adjacent grounds of a farm
  • n. a farm together with its buildings

Etymologies

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Examples

  • There is even a growing movement among traditional American dairies to make their own cheeses right on the farm (called farmstead cheeses).

    Nicolette Hahn Niman: Avoiding Factory Farm Foods: An Eater's Guide

  • Thorstein had a home in the Western Settlement at a certain farmstead, which is called Lysufirth.

    The Northmen, Columbus and Cabot, 985-1503

  • The house they reside in -- it cannot be called a farmstead -- is a large villa-like mansion of recent erection, and fitted with every modern convenience.

    Hodge and His Masters

  • In Missouri there are 10 of these cheese operations, known as farmstead producers, according to the state milk board.

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  • Place where the reeds grow (LXX. and Copt. read "farmstead"), the name of a place in Egypt where the children of Israel encamped (Ex. 14: 2, 9), how long is uncertain.

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 'farmstead', with a large roundhouse S9 set in an enclosure of about third of a hectare with several other buildings.

    British Blogs

  • For years, she dreamed about fixing up and living in the farmstead down the road.

    Bringing a Farm Back to Life

  • Adam Friedberg for The Wall Street Journal The renovation, by Howell Custom Building, which also worked on the farmstead restoration, opened up the kitchen to create a family room.

    Farm Restoration

  • Of the 2.1 million people who counted as farmers, about 1.3 million of them live in a farmstead in rural America.

    Vilsack: ‘I took it as a slam on rural America’

  • Malick's seminal second film – a dreamy mix of earthiness and spiritualism, set on a Texan farmstead.

    This week's new films

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