grange

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From Old French grange.

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grange ‎(plural granges)

  1. (US) A farmers' association organized in 1867. Officially called The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry. The Grange operates at the local, county, and state levels by sponsoring social activities, community service, and political lobbying and promoting economic and agricultural unity in communities.
  2. (Britain) A farm, especially that of a gentleman farmer.
    • ~1603, William Shakespeare, Othello, Act I, scene I, line 120:
      What tell'st thou me of robbing? / This is Venice. My house is not a grange.
  3. (Europe) Outlying land belonging to a monastery.
  4. (archaic) A granary.

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French grange, from Medieval Latin granica, from Latin granum ‎(grain).

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grange f ‎(plural granges)

  1. a barn

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grange f

  1. plural of grangia

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin granica, from Latin granum ‎(grain).

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grange f ‎(plural granges)

  1. (Jersey) barn

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Borrowing from Medieval Latin granica.

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grange f ‎(oblique plural granges, nominative singular grange, nominative plural granges)

  1. granary
  2. barn
  3. grange; small farm

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