dirt farmer

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dirt farmer

n. Informal
A farmer who does all the work on his or her property.

dirt farming n.

dirt′ farm`er

a farmer who operates a farm without hired hands or tenants.
[1920–25, Amer.]
dirt′ farm`ing, n.
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Another show always in vogue at the Lamb Ranch (OK, really a dirt farm, share-crop-type affair) was "The Rifleman", starring Chuck Connors as Lucas McCain.
I came from a dirt farm, now I'm filthy rich," he announced at the peak of his career.
Allen grew up on a rocky, hilly dirt farm in a small community called Gallitin, which had a tomato canning plant.
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Now both my brother and I are a long way from that dirt farm.
Not least de Niro who, as fictional composite maverick instructor Billy Sunday transforms from bitter white trash dirt farm bigot to soulmate and mentor during the course of the film.
And the practitioner of the damaging, trademark left jab he calls The Dog,' also made it known: "I came from a dirt farm, now I'm filthy rich.
I managed to get a friend in New York to send me a route out following dirt farm roads ( she had to text me the directions as you couldn't get a phone call to connect.
I remember as a child growing up on a Michigan dirt farm how my grandfather used to make the most mouth watering, just plain incredible-tasting smoked delicacies.