from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The assemblage of buildings and appurtenances belonging to a farm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun engraving The buildings and yards necessary for the business of a farm; a homestead.
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- noun The buildings and yards necessary for the business of a
farm; a homestead.
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"The north end of the entry opens directly into the east alley of the infirmary or" farmery "cloister, which is built against the north side of the east end of the frater."
Early English infirmary or "farmery" traces remain near the Bishop's
"farmery," which was "deemed superfluous" at the suppression, and for the most part pulled down.
The driver of the wagon was a brisk, smart-looking farmery individual.
Berkshire, and not far removed from the great highway leading from Bath to London, lies the farmery where this restless, petulant, suffering, earnest, clear-sighted Tull put down the burden of life, a hundred and twenty years ago.
This east alley "was used as a passage between the church and the farmery, and the later Abbot's lodging; out of it also opened the parlour, chapter-house, and dorter door."
The eight bells in the tower were estimated at 146 cwt., and were ordered to be melted down, as was also the lead upon the roofs of the choir, the aisles and the chapels annexed, the cloister, chapter house, frater, St. Michael's Chapel, halls, farmery and gatehouse.
After the gospel they left the quire, and were bled in the farmery, where they remained three days.
The farmery, or infirmary, where sick monks were nursed during illness, was a separate building, having its own kitchen, refectory, and chapel.
Very early next day, having eaten of Heavenly manna, the little band embraced their brethren and set out, laden with food and wine and herbs from the farmery; and the Prior appointed a place to which the Convent should send daily all things needed.