Steading Stead"ing (st[e^]d"[i^]ng), n. The barns, stables, cattle-yards, etc., of a farm; -- called also {onstead}, {farmstead}, {farm offices}, or {farmery}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster]

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