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tenant farmer

n.
One who farms land owned by another and pays rent in cash or in kind.
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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
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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]
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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

nPächter(in) m(f)
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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."
Become a tenant farmer. Lease some place, where the old folks have died and the country isn't good enough for the sons and daughters.
The Scottish Tenant Farmers Association (STFA) has welcomed the publication of a new succession guide for tenant farmers.
Earlier, moving the Bill Revenue Minister Pilli Subash Chandra Bose said, "This is an unprecedented move and will benefit the tenant farmers without affecting the absentee landlords".
The proposed changes are aimed at reforming and modernising agricultural tenancy regulations to provide an enabling environment for sustainable productivity improvements and investment; facilitating structural change and supporting new entrants and the next generation; and also enabling tenant farmers to access new agricultural and land management schemes.
As well as restoring habitats and ecosystems, they will "explore innovative farming and forestry approaches", working alongside tenant farmers, landowners and academics.
Tenant farmers in Mid Wales have met to discuss the latest Welsh Government proposals for Agricultural Tenancy Reform.
The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is calling for the Government to turn rhetoric into action by bringing forward changes to the legislative and fiscal environments within which agricultural tenancies operate.
The Rise and Fall of the Southern Tenant Farmers Union in Arkansas
and tenant farmers working for me (Leviticus 25:23).
Founded in eastern Arkansas during the Great Depression, the Southern Tenant Farmers Union has long fascinated historians, who have emphasized its biracial membership and the socialist convictions of its leaders, while attributing its demise to external factors, such as the mechanization of agriculture, the repression of wealthy planters, and the indifference of New Dealers.