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 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.
A tenant farmer works the same land as his father and grandfather.
Mr Campbell has a wide range of experience as both a tenant farmer and owner.
The tenant farmer will be thrown off the land and his cows sold.
Baram, a tenant farmer in Rentachintala, incurred a loss of over ` 5 lakh on his chilli crop last year.
The tenant farmer said: "There is anger and despera tion but we have a fantastic momentum going.
With careful shepherding by the tenant farmer and future rotational burning by gamekeepers, any successful recovery of heather from the ravages of pollution will be carefully nurtured.
Alastair Watson, tenant farmer at Dyke Head Farm on the Wallington Estate won top prize for both his beef and lamb at the National Trust's Fine Farm Produce awards.
According to the Globe Gazette, VeraSun must now reach an agreement with the property's tenant farmer to obtain soil samples, while the county's planning and zoning commission must rezone the property.
no-race zone in time to start again before the end of the season, but was prevented by the presence of sheep grazed by a tenant farmer on racecourse land.
But yesterday one tenant farmer, Gabrielle Bradford, said: "If they send rent demands to farmers in this area it will be very tactless.