Definition of crofting in English:


Line breaks: croft|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈkrɒftɪŋ


[mass noun] British
The practice or system of farming in crofts: [as modifier]: a crofting community
More example sentences
  • He points out that crofting was a system devised by landlords themselves, and that up until 1820 it was almost a matter of pride as well as commercial sense to keep as many of crofters on the land as possible.
  • A Scottish Agricultural College survey into crofting has shown that holdings are only able to continue with income from sources other than agriculture.
  • The entire agricultural output of crofting could be fitted comfortably into a handful of large east coast farms.

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