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home farm

(Brit) (esp formerly) a farm belonging to and providing food for a large country house
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  • As four o'clock approached, he walked down to the home farm.

    The Freelands John Galsworthy
  • So it is to go into the home farm, and Griffiths is to pay rent for it.

    The Prime Minister

    Anthony Trollope
  • I was just wanting to ask you about that slip of pasture-land on the home farm.

    Wives and Daughters

    Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • Hence, most of the home farm stands apart in a valley by itself.

    My Boyhood John Burroughs
  • The herds on the home farm are no good, for one's seventy and the other is in bed with jaundice.

    Huntingtower John Buchan
  • He went on to the home farm, whither we need not follow him.

    The Soul of Susan Yellam

    Horace Annesley Vachell
  • It is in fact a sort of home farm, and goes by the name of Zeraat.

  • At fifteen he left school to help his father on the home farm.

  • If you like you can work the home farm on your own account, but that will be for your consideration.

    The Queen's Cup

    G. A. Henty
  • But why the devil should she have made an appointment at the home farm in the first instance?

    The Jervaise Comedy J. D. Beresford

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