noun Scot. and North England.
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Words nearby steading
Example sentences from the Web for steading
To live in a steading somewhere, equipped with a reliable well, vegetable patch, fireplace, maybe a wood-fired Aga.
With her kerchief she flipped into submission the haughty bubbly-jock and drew her father out of the steading.Corporal Cameron|Ralph Connor
She appeared to Ulysses in the steading of Eumœus, the swineherd, as a “woman tall and fair, and skilful in splendid handiwork.”Needlework As Art|Marian Alford
The steading is large for the size of the farm, but every steading ought to be made conformable to the farm by the landlord.
It is not so easily recognizable a sound as you might think in those great plains cut by islands of high trees and steading walls.First and Last|H. Belloc
Mrs. Lint, however, was little less thankful for Zen's interest than she would have been had their little steading been in danger.Dennison Grant|Robert Stead