crofting definition

  • noun:
    • A form of land tenure and small-scale food manufacturing, unique towards Highlands and islands of Scotland, by which specific crofts are set up from the better land while a sizable area of poor-quality hill surface is shared by all of the crofters of this township for grazing.
    • The process of revealing linen on sunlight, regarding grass, in the process of bleaching.
    • Croftland.
    • Exposing linen towards sunlight, on the lawn, in the process of bleaching.

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