1. Proper noun.  Any of many placenames in England.
  2. Proper noun.  An English habitational surname from the placenames.
  3. Noun.  A farmyard.
  4. Noun.  the lands of a manor reserved for the Lord's use.
  5. Noun.  (archaic) an arrangement of blocks and pulleys; a burton.

This is an unmodified, but possibly outdated, definition from Wiktionary and used here under the Creative Commons license. Wiktionary is a great resource. If you like it too, please donate to Wikimedia.

This entry was last updated on RefTopia from its source on 3/20/2012.