GRANGE, n. granj. A farm, with the buildings, stables, &c.
GRANGE, n. [grānj; Fr. grange, a barn; grangier, a farmer; Sp. grangear, to cultivate; grangero, a farmer; Ir. grainseach, a grange; Scot. grange, the buildings belonging to a corn farm, originally a place where the rents and tithes, paid in grain to religious houses, were deposited; from granum, grain.]
A farm, with the buildings, stables, &c. Milton. Shak.
- A building for storing grain] a
- A farmhouse, with the barns and other
buildings for farming purposes.
- A farmhouse of a monastery, where the
rents and tithes, paid in grain, were deposited.
- A farm; generally, a farm with a house at
a distance from neighbors.
- An association of farmers, designed to
further their interests, and particularly to bring producers and
consumers, farmers and manufacturers, into direct commercial
relations, without intervention of middlemen or traders. The first
grange was organized in 1867.