Definition of HOMESTEAD


HOMESTEAD

The place of the house or home place. Homestead farm
does not
necessarily include all the parcels of land owned by the grantor, though
lying and occupied together. This depends upon the intention of the parties
when the term is mentioned in a deed, and is to be gathered from the
context. 7 N. H. Rep. 241; 15 John. R. 471. See Manor; Mansion.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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