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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With wife Julia, Ben runs a 65-acre tenant farm in the Vale of Glamorgan.
I was raised on a tenant farm in northeast Indiana.
Two final chapters undertake a close study of tenant farm production and social mobility in Cramahe, featuring an admirable, nearly exhaustive forward and backward linkage of those appearing in the 1842 census.
Images in her oeuvre depict rural farm and home life in New England, country and formal gardens, castles and street scenes in Europe, white mountain men and women in Appalachia, and African American tenant farm workers on plantations in the Carolinas.
Fergus O'Brien, a teenager on a tenant farm in 1846 Ireland, witnesses the plague devastate the countryside and his ill family burn alive.
A commercial property specialist, Mr Miller acts for clients at both local and national level and deals in property acquisition and development work, commercial landlord and tenant farm acquisitions and disposals.
Near the barn, visitors can view the stone Verplanck Tenant Farm House, which dates back to the mid 1700s and is listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings.
Appendix A contains 10 photographs and drawings of daily activities at the tenant farm and of archaeological activity at the site.
Mothers of the South: Portraiture of the White Tenant Farm Woman, by Margaret Jarman Hagood; introduction by Anne Firor Scott.
The commercial property specialist acts for clients at local and national level and deals in property acquisition and development work, commercial landlord and tenant farm acquisitions and disposals.
Textile worker Joseph Michaels recalls evidence suggesting that mills recruited not only tenant farm families headed by widows, but perhaps also those with disabled family members: Long hours and low wages made it hard for mills to get hands, and to keep them.
Anglesey County Council said its tenant farm system is desperately short of money and in danger of disintegrating.