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toft

[tawft, toft] /tɔft, tɒft/
noun, British Dialect
1.
the site of a house and outbuildings.
2.
a house site and its adjoining arable land.
Origin
late Old English
1050
before 1050; Middle English, late Old English < ?
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British Dictionary definitions for tofts

toft

/tɒft/
noun (Brit, history)
1.
a homestead
2.
an entire holding, consisting of a homestead and the attached arable land
Word Origin
Old English, from Old Norse topt
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