Definition of Granger

1. Noun. A person who operates a farm.




Definition of Granger

1. n. A farm steward.

Definition of Granger

1. Proper noun. An English occupational surname for someone who was a farm bailiff. ¹

2. Noun. (American English) A member of the Grange, National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry, an association representing farmers. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) A farm steward. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Granger

1. a farmer [n -S] - See also: farmer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Granger

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Literary usage of Granger

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1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1902)
"In 1806 another continuation appeared from materials left by granger and the ... Considering that granger may be said to have first walked the field alone ..."

2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1895)
"Mr. granger gave most of his time to collecting the small mammals of the regions ... Custer, in the Black Hills, was reached July 24, where Mr. granger ..."

3. Guide to the Study and Reading of American History by Edward Channing, Albert Bushnell Hart, Frederick Jackson Turner (1912)
"Transportation and the granger Movement, 1867- 1877 Summary. ... granger demands; party fusions; independent political action. ..."

4. Autobiography of William H. Seward from 1801 to 1834: With a Memoir of His by William Henry Seward, Frederick William Seward (1877)
"Alluding to his relations with granger, and warmly approving his selection for a cabinet office, Seward remarked : The world, however, will gossip about ..."

5. Life of Thurlow Weed Including His Autobiography and a Memoir by Thurlow Weed, Harriet A. Weed, Thurlow Weed Barnes (1884)
"The defection of Francis granger seemed particularly unwarrantable and hard to bear. It was not supposed that there was any alienation between him and Mr. ..."

6. The Connecticut Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly by William Farrand Felch, George C. Atwell, H. Phelps Arms, Frances Trevelyan Miller (1897)
"The arrival of Judge granger at Suffield in November, 1799, after his first trip to Virginia, was at once followed by a gathering of interested persons ..."

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