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 ?
Much he related to them of the river lands, and after a while he got on the subject of tenant farming.
The book follows quilting from the days of tenant farming up to the present time, showing that the art and craft of quilting is alive and well.
In a significant milestone in Scotlands land reform journey, five Land Commissioners and the Tenant Farming Commissioner have been selected for the first Scottish Land Commission.
Addicted to Sheep, an indie film on the life of a North Pennines upland tenant farming family, made its London debut last night at the Picturehouse Central in Piccadilly.
The group insist an absolute right to buy for tenant farmers would "devastate" the tenant farming sector, which is a proven way for young farmers to get their foot on the farming ladder.
A century ago large-scale farming required the presence of myriad farm workers, and small-scale tenant farming was feasible for farmers willing to live very simple lives.
Emmons's photographs both reproduce and challenge the history of that racial divide, celebrating the family farm as the source of American virtues, but turning a critical eye on the exploitation of tenant farming in the South.
For example, Roosevelt denounced tenant farming as a threat to the republic, using the classic language of American republican liberalism: "In our national life, public and private, the very nature of free government demands that there must be a line of defense held by the yeomanry of business and industry and agriculture.
To maintain tenant farming estates is of economic and social importance,' he said.
JUST like renting a house or a flat is for many people the only way they can get their own place, so, too, tenant farming is a way for those who aren't fortunate enough to inherit or be able to buy their own holdings to get a foot on the ladder.
Tenant farming and agribusiness corporations have uprooted traditional farmers from their own lands and pressured many younger men and women to migrate from the countryside to the cities in search of jobs.