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.
A sheriff has called for farmers to be made more aware of the dangers of their job after a crofter fell to his death.
Fron Deg will become an example of how a Tyddynwr crofter would have lived in Llyn in the early 1900s.
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.
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.
The first witness, Angus Stewart, crofter, before giving evidence, said: "I want an assurance that I will not be evicted [for speaking out] from my holding by the landlord or factor, as I have already seen done.
Westmead Melanie's time, however, was eclipsed by three other heat winners, as Any Questions, Crofter and Cabra Legend all announced their Springbok intentions with eyecatching displays.
One crofter at Gramsdale claims that he lost 25 lambs last year alone.
He is now the only crofter left in this part of the island.