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  • n. Plural form of farmhouse.

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Examples

  • He scoured the countryside for days and nights at a time on his mail route, sleeping in farmhouses and under the stars.

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  • And in farmhouses all through Iceland these old tales were told over and over until everybody knew them and loved them.

    Viking Tales

  • "We have police here -- mounted police -- to look after the convicts and mind they don't escape; but we call farmhouses-squatters 'places -- stations here.

    First in the Field A Story of New South Wales

  • The farmhouses were my delight, with thatched roofs, ivy up to the eaves, latticed windows, and stout women with rosy children at the doors.

    Little Women

  • The farmhouses were their bail, and Lord Roberts decreed that it was forfeited.

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  • We don't have such splendid things as that old pile of stones, "-- looking back at the dome, --" but our farmhouses are a long sight ahead of this country. "

    The End of a Coil

  • We have now twice crossed the country without difficulty and, as there would be no need of especial speed, you could journey quietly; choosing quiet and lonely places for your halts, such as farmhouses, or groups of two or three cottages where there is a tiny inn. "

    Saint Bartholomew's Eve A Tale of the Huguenot WarS

  • Southern Italy–cacti; relentless cicada song among the olive trees; crumbling farmhouses and their thick walls, the sweet smell of ripe figs: these are the sounds, sights, and smells of the place I fell in love with as a child.

    A Conversation with Francesca Marciano, author of Casa Rossa

  • La Domaine de Murtoli is a magnificent 4,900-acre estate with five miles of private white-sand beaches and 13 restored 16th-century farmhouses a few miles outside of Sartène in southern Corsica.

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  • She lives among the abandoned grape arbors and charred ruins of 140 Georgian farmhouses burned during the five-day war.

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