granger


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grang·er

 (grān′jər)
n.
1. Chiefly Upper Midwest A farmer.
2. Granger Chiefly Northeastern US A member of the Grange.

granger

(ˈɡreɪndʒə)
n
(Historical Terms) US a farmer

grang•er

(ˈgreɪn dʒər)

n.
1. Northwestern U.S. a farmer.
2. (cap.) a member of the Grange.
[1125–75; Old French grangier. See grange, -er2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.granger - a person who operates a farmgranger - a person who operates a farm  
contadino - an Italian farmer
creator - a person who grows or makes or invents things
agriculturalist, agriculturist, cultivator, grower, raiser - someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
apiarist, apiculturist, beekeeper - a farmer who keeps bees for their honey
dairy farmer, dairyman - the owner or manager of a dairy
arboriculturist, tree farmer, forester - someone trained in forestry
plantation owner, planter - the owner or manager of a plantation
rancher - a person who owns or operates a ranch
smallholder - a person owning or renting a smallholding
small farmer - a farmer on a small farm
sower - someone who sows
stock farmer, stock raiser, stockman - farmer who breed or raises livestock
tenant farmer - a farmer who works land owned by someone else
tiller - someone who tills land (prepares the soil for the planting of crops)
Translations

granger

Bauer m, → Farmer m
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Chancing to meet Alton Granger on the street, to whom never before had he mentioned the ten dollars loaned him in '74, he reminded Alton Granger of the little affair, and was promptly paid.
He had been that all his life--he had fought the railroads in Kansas for fifty years, a Granger, a Farmers' Alliance man, a "middle-of-the-road" Populist.
The Granger movement was at that time a strong political factor in the Middle West, and its blind fear of patents and "monopolies" was turned aggressively against the Bell Company.
"Your prompt decision to attack," said Genera Grant on a certain occasion to General Gordon Granger, "was admirable; you had but five minutes to make up your mind in."
The Hankses, the Dobsons, the Pilligrews, the Ortons, the Grangers, the Hales, the Fullers, the Holcombs, in fact everybody that lives around about Patsy Cooper's had been robbed of little things like trinkets and teaspoons and suchlike small valuables that are easily carried off.
Yet they were more fortunate than the Grangers, who captured a dozen state governments, and who, in the spring, were not permitted to take possession of the captured offices.
LOUGHBOROUGH property firm, Andrew Granger & Co Ltd, has sponsored the upcoming Leicestershire County Show for the fourth year in a row.
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Gary Faulkner, 52, and his 30-year-old son Gary Scott Faulkner, known as Scott, assaulted Stephen Granger when he came to collect laundry from an address in Rhyl.
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