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  • n. A farmstead.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A farmstead.


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  • One of the most successful breeds of cattle (Polled Angus) seems to have had its source in one farmsteading; its early history is one of close inbreeding, its prepotency is remarkable, its success from our point of view has been great.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • Look at the farmsteading -- all that is seen of it,

    Songs of Action

  • He crept up to a farmsteading after dark, intent on eggs, a chicken, a pigeon, -- anything that might stay the clamour inside.

    Carette of Sark

  • If it is admitted that the farm unit is limited because of the physical difficulties of managing large areas, then it must at once be seen how important the arrangement of the farmsteading must be to the successful conduct of the farm.

    The Young Farmer: Some Things He Should Know

  • So they turned to Thorveig the spaewife's farmsteading, and found that Bersi was gone aboard her boat.

    Kormáks saga. English

  • After some hours it came, Mell explaining that she had been obliged to send for it to the farmsteading, as none drank milk in the manor-house.

    Red Eve

  • The farmsteading was hushed, Meg not to be seen, the dogs silent, the bedroom blind undrawn when she entered to find the key in the door.

    The Lilac Sunbonnet

  • It was the morn before a wedding, and there had been a constant stir all night all about the farmsteading, for a brand-new world was in the making.

    The Lilac Sunbonnet

  • The old building has, however, long since been removed, the present structure being merely part of a small farmsteading.

    The Huguenots in France

  • The farmsteading of Ellisland stands but a few yards to the west of the

    Robert Burns


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