dirt farmer


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dirt farmer

n. Informal
A farmer who does all the work on his or her property.

dirt farming n.

dirt′ farm`er


n.
a farmer who operates a farm without hired hands or tenants.
[1920–25, Amer.]
dirt′ farm`ing, n.
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ALVIN Hall, the son of a poor Florida dirt farmer, is one of the few black Americans to make his fortune on Wall Street.
David Mielke, a tall, lean laconic man who wears a baseball cap and whizzes around the estate on a garden tractor, describes himself as a dirt farmer. He had a large fruit acreage near Spokane.
JoJo Jensen, the author of "Dirt Farmer Wisdom" and head of the Mid-Valley Willamette Writers, will speak about "Why Aren't I Published Yet?" The event is free for members of Willamette Writers and for full-time students, $10 for others.
Jensen is the author of "Dirt Farmer Wisdom" and chairwoman of Mid-Valley Willamette Writers.
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Not only was slavery an abomination, but for dirt farmers of the South to take up arms against their country to fight at the behest of profiteering plantation owners to me is the height of patriotic misdirection and proof of the effectiveness of propaganda when it is drilled into the masses.
Another Souleymani work takes inspiration from Grant Wood's "American Gothic." Painted in 1930, this well-known painting portrays a pair of aged dirt farmers, a man and a woman, in the distinctive garb of the rural U.S.