baby farm


noun Informal.

a place that houses and takes care of babies for a fee.
a residence for unwed pregnant girls or women that also arranges adoptions.

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Origin of baby farm

First recorded in 1865–70

OTHER WORDS FROM baby farm

baby farmer, nounbaby farming, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for baby farm

  • She placed the child with a certain woman who kept a kind of baby-farm in the midlands.

    A Gallant Grenadier|F.S. Brereton
  • She was not a baby-farm after all, and the audition of these squalling nurslings vexed her.