AskDefine | Define croft

Dictionary Definition

croft n : a small farm worked by a crofter

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Old English



  1. A fenced piece of land, usually small and arable and with a crofter's dwelling thereon.


a fenced piece of land

Extensive Definition

Croft may refer to:
  • Croft, an area of land with a crofter's dwelling thereon.
  • Bleachfield, an open space used for the bleaching of fabric, sometime called crofts.
Locations in the United Kingdom:
For people named Croft, see Croft (surname).
Other uses:
  • Croft Circuit, a motor racing circuit in northeast England located Darlington
croft in German: Croft
croft in French: Croft

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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