farmsteading

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farmsteading (plural farmsteadings)

  1. (Scotland) A farmstead.
    • 1849, Robert Ritchie, The Farm Engineer
      Fig. 31 is a plan of an existing farmsteading.
    • Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
      All over the countryside, away to the rolling hills around Aldershot, the little red and grey roofs of the farm-steadings peeped out from amid the light green of the new foliage.