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 ?
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.
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.
ther donations have come from private donors including Ron Colledge, a National Trust tenant farmer from Easington in County Durham.
The tenant farmer will be thrown off the land and his cows sold.
SCHOOL CHILDREN in Flintshire are more likely to be supplied with local milk since Tomlinson's Dairy struck a deal with a county council tenant farmer.
Guy Poskitt, chairman of the NFU horticulture board and tenant farmer from Yorkshire, will talk about his own farm and the opportunities that tenants have to take.
A NORTH Wales tenant farmer was yesterday charged with fraud over selling milk quota that belonged to his landlord.
Last summer its former tenant farmer Dick Hammond was found drowned off Corfu.
Here rather than assuming that one rents out a farm or becomes a tenant farmer based solely on short-term, rational, profit-oriented reasons, such factors as responsibility to one's kin, balancing the needs of family members and maintaining the family farm over the generations will be considered.
Tenant farmer Alun Thomas, of Ty'n Hendre, Talybont, near Bangor, who has around 1,000 ewes, accused the National Assembly of withholding the money to accrue interest.
The farm was then owned by William Llewellyn and rented out to a tenant farmer, Albert Edward Jenkins.
Each and every tenant farmer needs to know that we are here to represent them and their interests, and my goal is to ensure their voice is heard on the national stage.