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toft Line breaks: toft

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of toft in English:

noun

British historical
A homestead.
Example sentences
  • Here are to be found the fine earthworks of the long West Row of medieval peasant houses and their surrounding tofts and crofts.

Origin

Old English, from Old Norse topt.

Words that rhyme with toft

aloft, croft, loft, oft, soft

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