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Definition of Farmer


  1. One who farms
  2. One who hires and cultivates a farm; a cultivator of leased ground; a tenant.
  3. One who is devoted to the tillage of the soil; one who cultivates a farm; an agriculturist; a husbandman.
  4. One who takes taxes, customs, excise, or other duties, to collect, either paying a fixed annuual rent for the privilege; as, a farmer of the revenues.
  5. The lord of the field, or one who farms the lot and cope of the crown.

Farmer Quotations

The planter, the farmer, the mechanic, and the laborer... form the great body of the people of the United States, they are the bone and sinew of the country men who love liberty and desire nothing but equal rights and equal laws.
Andrew Jackson

The biggest challenge of being a pastry chef is that, unlike other types of chefs, you can't throw things together at a farmer's market. When you're working with baking powder and a formula, you have to be exact. If not, things can go wrong.
Carla Hall

It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.
B. C. Forbes

Big meetings and big talk are not enough in a world that is hungry for change. Big action - world leaders keeping their promises, and developing countries committing resources while listening ardently to the voice of the small farmer - is needed to bring big results and prosperity to the world's poor.
Sylvia Mathews Burwell

There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age.
Bill Bryson
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Farmer Translations

farmer in Danish is landmand, bonde
farmer in Dutch is boer
farmer in French is cambrousarde, paysan, fermier
farmer in German is Bauer, Landwirt
farmer in Italian is agricoltore, contadina, contadino
farmer in Portuguese is fazendeiro
farmer in Spanish is campesino, aldeana, agricultor, aldeano, granjero
farmer in Swedish is bonde, lantbrukare, jordbrukare
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