farmhouse

Definitions

  • Crossways Farmhouse, Abinger
    Crossways Farmhouse, Abinger
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n farmhouse house for a farmer and family
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The Farmhouse opposite Crowhurst Church The Farmhouse opposite Crowhurst Church

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Farmhouse A dwelling house on a farm; a farmer's residence.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n farmhouse The principal dwelling-house of a farm; a house on a farm occupied by the owner or lessee of the farm.
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Usage

In literature:

Jack Lorrimer was unbound, and led around to the side of the farmhouse.
"The Scarlet Feather" by Houghton Townley
And he had had a fine time playing in the orchard near the farmhouse, not long before Jolly Robin appeared there.
"The Tale of Jolly Robin" by Arthur Scott Bailey
He was on his way to the farmhouse where Betsey lived with her Aunt Hannah.
"The Children's Book of Christmas Stories" by Various
Later by five minutes, Virginia left the dark farmhouse, carrying her fiddle and the pail of cats, and the blizzard swallowed her up.
"Rose O'Paradise" by Grace Miller White
We've got to go up to that farmhouse on the hill and find out where we are.
"The Rival Campers Ashore" by Ruel Perley Smith
They rolled on, past a pretty farmhouse and some barns.
"Dave Porter and the Runaways" by Edward Stratemeyer
They were enfiladed from a German trench to their right rear (C) and an adjoining farmhouse (M G).
"From the St. Lawrence to the Yser with the 1st Canadian brigade" by Frederic C. Curry
At last the teacher sent some of the children for help from the nearest farmhouse.
"Valley of Wild Horses" by Zane Grey
The red barns were bigger and "homier" than those of the day before, and the little stone farmhouses most inviting.
"The Lightning Conductor Discovers America" by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
When he was in front of the next farmhouse a man came out with anxious mien.
"David Dunne" by Belle Kanaris Maniates
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In poetry:

AT nightfall, coming from the wood,
I crossed the hilltop's gloomy brow,
Where one unsheltered farmhouse stood,
Neglected, dark, and low.
"The Ruined Home" by Annie Adams Fields
That road is easy, however long,
Which wends with beauty as toil with song;
And the road we follow shall lead us straight
Past creek and wood to a farmhouse gate.
"The Road Home" by Madison Julius Cawein
Sing on little bird, for the sky grows red
And the night wind is rising cold and chill,
And Death is coming with footsteps dread
To the farmhouse under the lonely hill.
"In Winter" by Alice Guerin Crist
And then the lane: and, full in view,
A farmhouse with its rose-grown gate,
And honeysuckle paths, await
For night, the moon, and love and you—
These are the things that made me late.
"Dusk In The Woods" by Madison Julius Cawein
Leafy lanes and gentle skies and little fields all green,
This was the world I came from when I fared across the sea--
The mansion and the village and the farmhouse in between,
Never any room for more, never room for me!
"The Homesteader" by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
Then on some pleasant evening walk up the Glen Shellach road,
Where numberless sheep the green hillside often have trod,
And there's a little farmhouse nestling amongst the trees,
And its hazel woods climbing up the brae, shaking in the breeze.
"Oban" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Christopher N Mendelsohn charged in boat motor theft, ransacking of historic farmhouse .
A man has been arrested for allegedly stealing a boat motor early Friday morning and for helping to strip a historic farmhouse of its plumbing, window frames and stove more than a year ago, officials said.
I've always been enchanted with old farmhouses , but especially this one — the predictable basement and two floors, all designed for the unique business of living on an acreage.
It's Ralph: Farmhouse has ghostly encounters.
There's more than skeletons hanging around the Straight Farmhouse .
Three teenagers are being questioned by police after an abandoned farmhouse in Cicero caught fire around 3:40 pm, said Cicero Police Chief Joe Snell.
Hair of the Bean cocktail at Farmhouse .
Farmhouse burn in Waukesha is part of training effort.
A Mexican chocolate popsicle, one of the Farmhouse 's debut flavors.
Sheriff's Meadow moves to preserve 17th century farmhouse .
They lit the papers on fire, police said, and, in a matter of minutes, the flames consumed much of the farmhouse 's dry, centuries-old wooden frame.
Farmhouse became teacher's treasure.
Everything old is new again at Racine farmhouse .
The Farmhouse , owned by Fred and Eileen Mills and also operated with their niece, two sons and their significant others, opened its doors June 21 at 2126 Saranac Ave (the old site of Caribbean Cowboy) in Lake Placid.
Farmhouse has been retained for new product assignments by several of the agency's clients.
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In science:

A hen, a pig, and a dog leave a barn at equal time intervals and with speeds p, q , r and arrive at the farmhouse also at equal time intervals but in inverse order.
Oscar's Physics Phaire: A Collection of Problems
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