Definition of Tenant farmer

1. Noun. A farmer who works land owned by someone else.

Generic synonyms: Farmer, Granger, Husbandman, Sodbuster, Tenant



Definition of Tenant farmer

1. Noun. A person who farms land rented from a landlord. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tenant Farmer

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tenaille
tenailles
tenaillon
tenails
tenalgia
tenalgia crepitans
tenancies
tenancies by the entirety
tenancies for life
tenancy
tenancy by the entirety
tenancy for life
tenant
tenant-in-chief
tenant farmer (current term)
tenant farmers
tenant saw
tenant saws
tenantable
tenantableness
tenanted
tenanting
tenantless
tenantlike
tenantries
tenantry
tenants
tenants-in-chief
tenascin

Literary usage of Tenant farmer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"Philip Hull Godwin, who was a tenant farmer at East Bradenham, died there only a few years since, without issue. Since writing the above, I am informed that ..."

2. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1906)
"If the tenant farmer got relief he would be enabled to secure a better profit than at present, and the natural deduction was that tho labourer would be able ..."

3. A History of Agriculture and Prices in England: From the Year After the by James Edwin Thorold Rogers, Arthur George Liddon Rogers (1887)
"THE CONDITION OF THE tenant farmer, 1583-1702. DURING the greater part of the period before me, many among that very numerous body of small freeholders, ..."

4. The Constitutional History of England in Its Origin and Development by William Stubbs (1878)
"Their relation to the barons.—479. Independent attitude of the knights in parliament.—480. THE YEOMANRY.— 481. Expenditure of the squire and tenant farmer. ..."

5. The Principles of Rural Credits as Applied in Europe and as Suggested for by James Bale Morman (1915)
"CHAPTER XV FINANCING THE tenant farmer WHILE the foregoing pages have dealt ... For this reason alone, the question of financing the tenant farmer calls for ..."

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