toft

[ tawft, toft ]
/ tɔft, tɒft /

noun British Dialect.

the site of a house and outbuildings.
a house site and its adjoining arable land.

Origin of toft

before 1050; Middle English, late Old English < ?
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toft
/ (tɒft) /

noun British history

a homestead
an entire holding, consisting of a homestead and the attached arable land

Word Origin for toft

Old English, from Old Norse topt
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