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grange

[greynj] /greɪndʒ/
noun
1.
a farm, with its farmhouse and nearby buildings.
2.
Chiefly British. a country house with its various farm buildings, usually constituting the dwelling of a yeoman or gentleman farmer.
3.
the Grange, See under Granger Movement.
4.
Archaic. a barn or granary.
Origin
1150-1200
1150-1200; Middle English gra(u)nge barn < Anglo-French < Vulgar Latin *grānica (occurs in ML), equivalent to Latin grān(um) grain + -ica, feminine of -icus -ic

Grange

[greynj] /greɪndʒ/
noun
1.
Harold ("Red"; "the Galloping Ghost") 1903–1991, U.S. football player.
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British Dictionary definitions for grange's

grange

/ɡreɪndʒ/
noun
1.
(mainly Brit) a farm, esp a farmhouse or country house with its various outbuildings
2.
(history) an outlying farmhouse in which a religious establishment or feudal lord stored crops and tithes in kind
3.
(archaic) a granary or barn
Word Origin
C13: from Anglo-French graunge, from Medieval Latin grānica, from Latin grānumgrain

Grange

/ɡreɪndʒ/
noun (in the US)
1.
the Grange, an association of farmers that strongly influenced state legislatures in the late 19th century
2.
a lodge of this association
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Word Origin and History for grange's

grange

n.

"small farm," mid-15c.; mid-13c. in place names (and cf. granger), from Anglo-French graunge, Old French grange "barn, granary; farmstead, farm house" (12c.), from Medieval Latin or Vulgar Latin granica "barn or shed for keeping grain," from Latin granum "grain" (see corn (n.1)). Sense evolved to "outlying farm" (late 14c.), then "country house" (1550s). Meaning "local lodge of the Patrons of Husbandry" (a U.S. agricultural interest promotion organization) is from 1867.

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