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Definition of "croft" []

  • Chiefly British A small enclosed field or pasture near a house. (noun)
  • Chiefly British A small farm, especially a tenant farm. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "croft" in a sentence
  • "Turner a freehold tenement in Greenhill Street, with garden and croft, which is not mentioned in any of his later transactions, and from Edward"
  • "The longest time he spent away from the croft was the six years he spent serving his country in the last war."
  • "There was a kind of croft on one hillside, and from a hut the smoke of breakfast was beginning to curl."