tenant farmer

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tenant farmer

n.
One who farms land owned by another and pays rent in cash or in kind.

tenant farmer

n
(Agriculture) a person who farms land rented from another, the rent usually taking the form of part of the crops grown or livestock reared

ten′ant farm`er


n.
a person who farms the land of another and pays rent with cash or with a portion of the produce.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tenant farmer - a farmer who works land owned by someone elsetenant farmer - a farmer who works land owned by someone else
farmer, granger, husbandman, sodbuster - a person who operates a farm
tenant - a holder of buildings or lands by any kind of title (as ownership or lease)
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tenant farmer

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References in periodicals archive ?
Quoygrew was probably founded as one household with a multifocal settlement, and later became a tenant farm of a large estate, but could have been so from the start.
The committee's first chairman is 39-year-old Breconshire farmer Darren Williams, 39, of Talwen Fawr farm, Garthbrengy, who runs 80 cattle with 30 sucklers and finishers, 500 sheep and 25 acres of arable on the 250-acre tenant farm.
Few did, and the result was the escheat movement: a multi-generational struggle to revoke these grants and transfer title to the tenant farm families who worked the land.
I was raised on a tenant farm in northeast Indiana.
Two final chapters undertake a close study of tenant farm production and social mobility in Cramahe, featuring an admirable, nearly exhaustive forward and backward linkage of those appearing in the 1842 census.
A commercial property specialist, Mr Miller acts for clients at both local and national level and deals in property acquisition and development work, commercial landlord and tenant farm acquisitions and disposals.
Times' Bestsellers' List, "Walking With The Wind" tells the story of Lewis' journey from a childhood spent preaching to chickens and picking cotton on his family's tenant farm to his emergence as one of the most important figures in the American civil rights movement and, later, the highest ranking African American member of the U.
Mothers of the South: Portraiture of the White Tenant Farm Woman, by Margaret Jarman Hagood; introduction by Anne Firor Scott.
Inaugural chairman is 39-year-old Breconshire producer Darren Williams, 39, who has 80 cattle, 500 sheep and 25 arable acres on his 250-acre tenant farm.
Fergus O'Brien, a teenager on a tenant farm in 1846 Ireland, witnesses the plague devastate the countryside and his ill family burn alive.
The commercial property specialist acts for clients at local and national level and deals in property acquisition and development work, commercial landlord and tenant farm acquisitions and disposals.
Anglesey County Council said its tenant farm system is desperately short of money and in danger of disintegrating.