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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A form of land tenure and small-scale food production, unique to the Highlands and islands of Scotland, in which individual crofts are established on the better land while a large area of poor-quality hill ground is shared by all the crofters of the township for grazing.
  • n. The process of exposing linen to the sun, on the grass, in the process of bleaching.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Croftland.
  • n. Exposing linen to the sun, on the grass, in the process of bleaching.

Etymologies

croft +‎ -ing (Wiktionary)

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