work farm

work farm

n.
A correctional facility that operates as a farm worked by prisoners.

work′ farm`


n.
a farm to which juvenile or minor offenders are sent to work for a short period.
[1950–55]
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A distinctive feature of North farms was the gin gang, used to harness horse power to work farm machinery, and farm conversions often make good use of these.
Tracy Farbridge, the farm manager, said the ram's recent success was a great achievement and testament to all the hard work farm staff put in to preparing animals for shows.
Two years later, after serving nearly eight months at a prison work farm, he was arrested for violating his probation.