Toft (?), n. [OE. toft a knoll; akin to LG. toft a field hedged in, not far from a house, Icel. topt a green knoll, grassy place, place marked out for a house, Dan. toft.]

1.

A knoll or hill.

[Obs.] "A tower on a toft."

Piers Plowman.

2.

A grove of trees; also, a plain.

[Prov. Eng.]

3. O. Eng.Law

A place where a messuage has once stood; the site of a burnt or decayed house.

 

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