British the system or occupation of working land in crofts
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How to use crofting in a sentence
Indeed, it is said that if the process be very carefully managed it renders crofting unnecessary.
The sight of a crofting village is at first rather surprising to one accustomed to large towns.Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland | Daniel Turner Holmes
A sympathetic and competent nurse is a valuable asset in a crofting or seafaring community.Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland | Daniel Turner Holmes
The shire is one of those where the crofting system exists, but it is by no means universal.
This bleaching was called crofting in England, and grassing in America.Home Life in Colonial Days | Alice Morse Earle