- a place that houses and takes care of babies for a fee.
- a residence for unwed pregnant girls or women that also arranges adoptions.
Origin of baby farm
First recorded in 1865–70Related formsbaby farmer, nounbaby farming, noun
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for baby farm
Historical Examples of baby farm
She was not a baby-farm after all, and the audition of these squalling nurslings vexed her.
She placed the child with a certain woman who kept a kind of baby-farm in the midlands.