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.]
A knoll or hill.
[Obs.] "A tower on a toft
A grove of trees; also, a plain.
3. O. Eng.Law
A place where a messuage has once stood; the site of a burnt or decayed house.
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