Definitions for "Toft"
A place where a messuage has once stood; the site of a burnt or decayed house.
Site of a house. (Bennett, Judith M. Women in the Medieval English Countryside, 235) Yard of a village house. (Gies, Frances and Joseph. Life in a Medieval Village, 246) The site of a house and its outbuildings. (Bennett, H.S. Life on the English Manor: A Study of Peasant Conditions, 1150-1400, 339) Related terms: Croft
messuage with right of common.
Keywords:  knoll, hill
A knoll or hill.
Keywords:  grove, plain, trees
A grove of trees; also, a plain.