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toft

[ tawft, toft ]
/ tɔft, tɒft /
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noun British Dialect.
the site of a house and outbuildings.
a house site and its adjoining arable land.
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Origin of toft

before 1050; Middle English, late Old English < ?
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British Dictionary definitions for toft

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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