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

nPächter(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
Much he related to them of the river lands, and after a while he got on the subject of tenant farming.
Landlords and tenants across Scotland will have the opportunity to find out more about joint industry initiatives in tenant farming at a series of industry-led road shows.
Addicted to Sheep, an indie film on the life of a North Pennines upland tenant farming family, made its London debut last night at the Picturehouse Central in Piccadilly.
The group insist an absolute right to buy for tenant farmers would "devastate" the tenant farming sector, which is a proven way for young farmers to get their foot on the farming ladder.
and birth dominate this slimly plotted but powerful novel, which promotes Guthrie's views on tenant farming and capitalist greed.
The scarcity of labor in England destroyed the remnants of the manorial system which was replaced by tenant farming.
For example, Roosevelt denounced tenant farming as a threat to the republic, using the classic language of American republican liberalism: "In our national life, public and private, the very nature of free government demands that there must be a line of defense held by the yeomanry of business and industry and agriculture.
I do fear, however, that regardless of the ultimate rights or wrongs of placing a supermarket in Blackpill, Swansea's urban bravehearts will not be easing back into tenant farming in Derwen Fawr any time soon.
To maintain tenant farming estates is of economic and social importance,' he said.
In addition to being the mother of a sports-mad 12-year-old, Browning is tenant farming Eastbrook Farm, a 1,350 acre organic livestock and arable operation in a picture postcard village within hailing distance of the M4.
With the rise of biotechnology, we are seeing the virtual return of tenant farming at its most basic, most insidious level.
He finally married Jean Armour, who by then had borne him four children, and decided to return to tenant farming and take a 170-acre farm at Ellisland, near Dumfries.