verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of homestead
Related Words for homesteadranch, estate, orchard, plantation, land, region, dwelling, nest, cave, terrain, environment, surroundings, territory, haven, meadow, lawn, acreage, field, nursery, grassland
Examples from the Web for homestead
Contemporary Examples of homestead
In The Americans, the historian Daniel Boorstin traced the madness of the farmers to the Homestead Act of 1862.American Dreams: ‘O Pioneers!’ by Willa Cather
February 27, 2013
He also enacted the Homestead Act, which supplied aspiring settlers with a gift: 160 acres of federal land.Off the Rails: How the Party of Lincoln Became the Party of Plutocrats
November 22, 2012
Yet American governments of both parties have long viewed his current homestead as illegitimate.iVoteRepublican
October 11, 2012
The New York resident grew up just south of Miami, in Homestead, Florida.Jeff Zucker for Senate?
May 5, 2010
Historical Examples of homestead
At this moment of doubt, Sim walked into the courtyard of the homestead.The Shadow of a Crime
The apartment had hardly the appearance of a room in a Cumbrian homestead.A Son of Hagar
Sir Hall Caine
It was a farm, let there be no mistake, and not merely a homestead.The Hound From The North
A homestead not exceeding $1,000 in value may be reserved for the widow.
A homestead to the value of $1,000 is exempted to "the head of the family."