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Definition of Farm

Farm

  1. The rent of land, -- originally paid by reservation of part of its products.
  2. The term or tenure of a lease of land for cultivation; a leasehold.
  3. The land held under lease and by payment of rent for the purpose of cultivation.
  4. Any tract of land devoted to agricultural purposes, under the management of a tenant or the owner.
  5. A district of country leased (or farmed) out for the collection of the revenues of government.
  6. A lease of the imposts on particular goods; as, the sugar farm, the silk farm.
  7. To lease or let for an equivalent, as land for a rent; to yield the use of to proceeds.
  8. To give up to another, as an estate, a business, the revenue, etc., on condition of receiving in return a percentage of what it yields; as, to farm the taxes.
  9. To take at a certain rent or rate.
  10. To devote (land) to agriculture; to cultivate, as land; to till, as a farm.
  11. To engage in the business of tilling the soil; to labor as a farmer.

Farm Quotations

When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, 'Why god? Why me?' and the thundering voice of God answered, 'There's just something about you that pisses me off.'
Stephen King

I was more independent than any farmer in Concord, for I was not anchored to a house or farm, but could follow the bent of my genius, which is a very crooked one, every moment.
Henry David Thoreau

Being an old farm boy myself, chickens coming home to roost never did make me sad; they've always made me glad.
Malcolm X

Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi.
Oprah Winfrey
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Farm Translations

farm in Afrikaans is plaas, boereplaas
farm in Dutch is agrarisch
farm in Finnish is vuokrata maata, vuokrasopimus, maatila
farm in French is domaine, affermer, afferment, affermez, affermons
farm in German is Farm, Bauernhof
farm in Italian is fattoria
farm in Latin is ager (agri)
farm in Portuguese is granja, fazenda
farm in Spanish is agrario, granja, finca

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