homestead

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Noun[edit]

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homestead (plural homesteads)

  1. a house together with surrounding land and buildings, especially on a farm
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)
  2. the place that is one's home
  3. (South Africa) A cluster of several houses occupied by an extended family
  4. The home or seat of a family; place of origin.
    • W. Tooke
      We can trace them back to a homestead on the Rivers Volga and Ural.

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Verb[edit]

homestead (third-person singular simple present homesteads, present participle homesteading, simple past and past participle homesteaded)

  1. To acquire or settle on land as a homestead.

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