crofter

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croft·er

 (krôf′tər, krŏf′-)
n. Chiefly British
One who rents and cultivates a croft; a tenant farmer.

crofter

(ˈkrɒftə)
n
(Agriculture) Brit an owner or tenant of a small farm, esp in Scotland or northern England

croft•er

(ˈkrɔf tər, ˈkrɒf-)

n. Brit.
a person who rents and works a small farm, esp. in Scotland or N England.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crofter - an owner or tenant of a small farm in Great Britain
small farmer - a farmer on a small farm
Translations

crofter

[ˈkrɒftəʳ] N (Scot) → arrendatario/a m/f de una granja pequeña

crofter

[ˈkrɒftər] n (British)fermier/ière m/f (dans une petite exploitation agricole, surtout en Écosse)

crofter

n (esp Scot) → Kleinpächter(in) m(f)

crofter

[ˈkrɒftəʳ] n (Scot) → fattore m (di piccola fattoria)
References in classic literature ?
But by-and-by, that came to his ears that I have just told you; how the poor commons of Appin, the farmers and the crofters and the boumen, were wringing their very plaids to get a second rent, and send it over-seas for Ardshiel and his poor bairns.
Farmers, crofters and land managers are being urged to submit their Single Application Form (SAF) online.
Hill farmers and crofters will be offered a nationally-funded loan for Less Favoured Area Support Scheme 2017.
A spokesman for Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing said: "Not only have we not cut payments to farmers and crofters, we have increased the LFASS payments to 100% from 80% following the decision of the European Parliament to press the commission to delay by one year the imposed reduction of payment essentially for our hill farmers.
Last night, Tories raised questions over funds handed to the fishing industry and crofters in the run-up to the council election.
In his presentation to the committee last September, its North East operations manager, James Thompson, claimed the planned outlet on the site of the old Crofters Lodge pub would provide 75 full and part-time jobs and generate PS1.
One of the most significant reports ever prepared about the wild lands of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland was compiled by Lord Napier's Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Condition of Crofters and Cottars in the later years of the 19th century.
Highland Clearances is also a worthwhile read - sheep were more profitable than crofters who were often forcibly removed and subjected to compulsory emigration.
The 58-year-old moved back to the Holme Valley leaving behind the new crofthouse that had been built using a pounds 11,500 Crofters Commission grant.
Kidderminister's Brockway Carpets is helping to sustain the traditional industry of the Shetland Islands' 800 crofters by using the natural textile for a new range of 100 per cent wool carpets.
CROFTERS are demanding compensation after sea eagles ate their lambs.