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croft·er

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

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

(ˈkrɔf tər, ˈkrɒf-)

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

crofter

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

[ˈkrɒftər] n (British)fermier/ière m/f (dans une petite exploitation agricole, surtout en Écosse)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

crofter

n (esp Scot) → Kleinpächter(in) m(f)
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crofter

[ˈkrɒftəʳ] n (Scot) → fattore m (di piccola fattoria)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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.
A north community is in mourning after a popular crofter was killed by a car.
A sheriff has called for farmers to be made more aware of the dangers of their job after a crofter fell to his death.
THE National Trust is looking for a tenant to look after one of its traditional crofter's homes.
A CROFTER has successfully "swum" his cows across the sea to their island grazing ground for the winter.
SPRINGBOK champion Westmead Melanie lost her unbeaten record over jumps on Sunday, but the form of the novice hurdlers' championship still received a boost with second-placed Lenson Teddy and semi-finalist Crofter taking the two heats of the Sittingbourne Hurdle Stakes over 480m, writes Jonathan Kay.
A JUDGE from Huddersfield who moved to the Outer Hebrides to become a crofter ended up in court after allegedly resisting paying back a grant given to help build his new house.
Though his Parry Sound-based company occupies only a small slice of the conventional food industry, Crofter's Foods is considered a big-time North American player in the burgeoning organics market.
He is now the only crofter left in this part of the island.
By examining the slide sequence in relation to contemporary crofter agitation we come closer to understanding how Wilson, as an agent of representation, romanticism, and tourism in the late nineteenth century, both alluded to and elided regional unrest.
"That is why the Scottish Government have earmarked PS200million of national funds so any farmer or crofter who has not received an instalment by the end of March gets a nationally funded payment in April."