Toft and croft

A holding comprising both homestead and its associated arable land.

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • Croft — A smallholding or piece of land with a house. Cf. Toft and croft …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • toft — Synonyms and related words: acres, ancestral halls, arable land, arena, barnyard, barton, cattle ranch, chattels real, chicken farm, chimney corner, cincture, close, collective farm, confine, container, coop, cotton plantation, court, courtyard,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Croft — 1) Enclosed land, usually adjacent to the house. (Bennett, Judith M. Women in the Medieval English Countryside, 234) 2) Garden plot of a village house. (Gies, Frances and Joseph. Life in a Medieval Village, 244) 3) A piece of enclosed ground,… …   Medieval glossary

  • Toft — 1) Site of a house. (Bennett, Judith M. Women in the Medieval English Countryside, 235) 2) Yard of a village house. (Gies, Frances and Joseph. Life in a Medieval Village, 246) 3) The site of a house and its outbuildings. (Bennett, H.S. Life on… …   Medieval glossary

  • croft — Synonyms and related words: arable land, barnyard, barton, block, cattle ranch, chicken farm, clos, close, collective farm, cotton plantation, dairy farm, demesne, demesne farm, dry farm, dude ranch, enclave, factory farm, fallow, farm, farmery,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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