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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 classic literature ?
And what's a' more, though that young man do talk foolish things about the rights of farm laborers and such-like nonsense, if Sir John was to hear him layin' it down concernin' rent and improvements, and the way we tenant farmers is put upon, p'raps he'd speak warmer than ever next Sunday.
Billy Beartup of Griffons, a woodman by training and birth, a tenant farmer by misfortune of marriage, had laid his broad axe at her feet a month before.
TENANT farmers have ticked off the Welsh Government for lagging behind on legal issues.
ASERIES of meetings for tenant farmers in the North East have been arranged in response to a growing crisis in the agricultural sector.
Andrew, together with representatives from Scottish Land & Estates, Scottish Tenant Farmers Association and the National Farmers Union of Scotland will be on hand to answer your questions.
According to Vanity Fair, "Levy's show does for today's coal miners what Walker Evans did for the sharecroppers and tenant farmers in the Dust Bowl.
She learns about her roots, which take her back to County Mayo, Western Ireland, where her great-grandfather Anthony Clarke was one of the first members of the Land League, an organisation formed in 1879 which campaigned for impoverished tenant farmers to have the right to own their land.
She learns about her roots, which take her back to County Mayo, Ma Western Ireland, where her great-grandfather Anthony Clarke was one of the first members of the Land League, an organisation formed in 1879 which campaigned for impoverished tenant farmers to have the right to own their land.
Most often, as is the case in Flintshire and near my home, these are tenant farmers who are thrown off their farms and lose their livelihood so these fat cat companies can make a huge profit.
The rebels, known as Naxalites, have been fighting the central government for more than four decades, demanding land and jobs for tenant farmers and the poor.
They collect lease amount of ` 20,000 to ` 25,000 per acre in advance from tenant farmers, who have to bear the risk of cultivation.
TENANT farmers from the West Midlands were taking part in today's rally in London to protest over the price they are paid for milk as part of a national stand against planned cuts.