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  1. a farm together with its buildings.
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Origin of farmstead

First recorded in 1800–10; farm + stead
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Related Words for farmstead

ranch, estate, orchard, homestead, plantation, land, meadow, lawn, acreage, field, nursery, grassland, pasture, garden, hacienda, vineyard, farmstead, claim, soil, patch

Examples from the Web for farmstead

Historical Examples of farmstead

  • And he waved his hand towards the house and the farmstead round.

    The Great Hunger

    Johan Bojer

  • The farmstead of Sheephouse was taken and retaken again and again.

  • Indeed, they had not passed a farmstead on the road for the last five miles.

    Ruth Fielding Down East

    Alice B. Emerson

  • And now the parent rats returned to their home in the farmstead.

    Old-World Japan

    Frank Rinder

  • We found a barn at last, at a farmstead where all was still, and there we slept some hours.


    Knut Hamsun

British Dictionary definitions for farmstead


  1. a farm or the part of a farm comprising its main buildings together with adjacent grounds
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