a piece of land rented or sold to a farmer by county authorities for purposes of cultivation.
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Origin of small holding
First recorded in 1890–95
Related formssmall holder, noun
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Examples from the Web for small holding
For the Coltsfoot bungalow was unusually ugly even for an Essex small-holding.The Judge|Rebecca West