Crofting – meaning of the word and examples

In Scotland, crofting is the activity of farming on small pieces of land. (Collins Dictionary)

British: the system or occupation of working land in crofts. (Dictionary.com)

The quality or state of being successively cropped. (Merriam – Webster)

(especially in Scotland) a very small farm around a house, or the house itself. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Examples

Scottish Crofting Federation. 

https://www.crofting.org/faqs/67

Folk who live on the edge: The Highland crofter is traditionally a long-suffering victim of historical injustice, economic misfortune and a harsh environment. But is his way of life quite as bad as it’s made out to be?

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/folk-who-live-on-the-edge-the-highland-crofter-is-traditionally-a-long-suffering-victim-of-1436227.html

Advertisements

1 thought on “Crofting – meaning of the word and examples

  1. Have seen the word a few times…thank you!

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close