1 A small rented farm, especially one in Scotland, comprising a plot of arable land attached to a house and with a right of pasturage held in common with other such farms.
1.1 An enclosed field used for tillage or pasture, typically attached to a house and worked by the occupier.
Farm (land) as a croft or crofts.
Old English of unknown origin.
Chris harvested vegetables from his croft. Some he sold, but most went to feed his family.