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Meaning of GRANGE

Pronunciation:  greynj

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an outlying farm
 

GRANGE is a 6 letter word that starts with G.

 

 See Also: farm

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Grange\, n. [F. grange barn, LL. granea, from L. granum
grain. See {Grain} a kernel.]
1. A building for storing grain; a granary. [Obs.] --Milton.

2. A farmhouse, with the barns and other buildings for
   farming purposes.

         And eke an officer out for to ride, To see her
         granges and her bernes wide.          --Chaucer.

         Nor burnt the grange, nor bussed the milking maid.
                                               --Tennyson.

3. A farmhouse of a monastery, where the rents and tithes,
   paid in grain, were deposited. [Obs.]

4. A farm; generally, a farm with a house at a distance from
   neighbors.

5. An association of farmers, designed to further their
   interests, aud particularly to bring producers and
   consumers, farmers and manufacturers, into direct
   commercial relations, without intervention of middlemen or
   traders. The first grange was organized in 1867. [U. S.]

 
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