Toft meaning

tôft, tŏft
A homestead, especially one on a hill.
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A homestead.
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A hillock.
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(brit., dial.) A knoll.
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Origin of toft

  • Middle English from Old English from Old Norse topt dem- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old Norse 'topt', from Proto-Indo-European *dmpedom "floor", a compound of *dem- "to build" and *ped- "foot".

    From Wiktionary