small holding


noun British.

a piece of land rented or sold to a farmer by county authorities for purposes of cultivation.

Origin of small holding

First recorded in 1890–95

OTHER WORDS FROM small holding

small 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.

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