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Definition of "farmstead" [farm•stead]

  • A farm, including its land and buildings. (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 "farmstead" in a sentence
  • "There is even a growing movement among traditional American dairies to make their own cheeses right on the farm (called farmstead cheeses)."
  • "Thorstein had a home in the Western Settlement at a certain farmstead, which is called Lysufirth."
  • "The house they reside in -- it cannot be called a farmstead -- is a large villa-like mansion of recent erection, and fitted with every modern convenience."