Definition for grange (2 of 4)
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noun U.S. History.
Examples from the Web for grange
As soon as her husband had departed, Mary desired Grange to lead her to the Lords.Life of Mary Queen of Scots, Volume II (of 2)|Henry Glassford Bell
The workwomen who had now taken up their abode at the Grange were both efficient and clever.Red Rose and Tiger Lily|L. T. Meade
During these two days he had not been seen at the Grange, though he knew much of what was being done there.John Caldigate|Anthony Trollope
About an hour after he had gone, a strange gentleman came to the Grange and asked to see the baroness.After Dark|Wilkie Collins
At the Grange he must needs be able to obtain more definite information.Fenton's Quest|M. E. Braddon
British Dictionary definitions for grange (1 of 2)
Word Origin for grange
British Dictionary definitions for grange (2 of 2)
noun (in the US)
Word Origin and History for grange
"small farm," mid-15c.; mid-13c. in place names (and cf. granger), from Anglo-French graunge, Old French grange "barn, granary; farmstead, farm house" (12c.), from Medieval Latin or Vulgar Latin granica "barn or shed for keeping grain," from Latin granum "grain" (see corn (n.1)). Sense evolved to "outlying farm" (late 14c.), then "country house" (1550s). Meaning "local lodge of the Patrons of Husbandry" (a U.S. agricultural interest promotion organization) is from 1867.