1. In U.S. usage, "a lot of land adequate for the maintenance of a family".
- homestead (n.)
- Old English hamstede "home, town, village," from home (n.) + stead (q.v.). In U.S. usage, "a lot of land adequate for the maintenance of a family" (1690s), defined by the Homestead Act of 1862 as 160 acres. Hence, the verb, first recorded 1872. Homesteader also is from 1872.
- 1. When we reached the homestead and were sitting on the stoep drinking our coffee, we heard that Richard had left quite suddenly and had gone back to England.
- 当我们赶到范·伦斯堡家,坐在他们家屋前的门廊上喝咖啡时, 却听说理查德已经不辞而别回英国去了.
- 2. The daylight revealed the whole of Mr. Melbury's homestead.
- 3. He was a survival from the days when Gile's father held the homestead.
- 4. Could we just wait until he's done with the homestead act chapter?
- 能等到他讲完宅地法那章再走 吗 ?
- 5. Moreover land contracting right of management circulation and homestead circulation question.
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