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croftingcroft‧ing /ˈkrɒftɪŋ $ ˈkrɒːf-/ noun [uncountable] British English  TAthe system of farming on crofts in Scotland
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croftingThe advent of Lord Leverhulme presented Lewis with an apparent conflict between crofting and industry.A human population of about sixty people make their living from crofting, knitting and a small amount of lobster-fishing.There has always been a special - an intense - interest in crofting.Often, as in the case of crofting, these are related to land tenure systems and their legal basis.The latest developments in the intricate history of crofting concern the possibility of ownership by the crofters themselves.But, if we did, what would the position of crofting be?Has the experience of the Great Depression, which has helped to form my views of crofting, any validity now?Weaving plays an important role in the economy of the Western Isles, particularly because home weaving fits in well with crofting.
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