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stock farm

noun
1.
a farm devoted to breeding livestock.
Origin of stock farm
1800-1810
1800-10
Related forms
stock farmer, noun
stock farming, noun
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  • He found good grazing country in the territory claimed by the Seris, and so established his stock farm there.

    My Native Land James Cox
  • Do you know, Papa is getting quite anxious for a stock farm?

    Dorothy on a Ranch Evelyn Raymond
  • We hope the pedigree of the perfect gentleman is included as well as that of the stock farm.

  • Gurney had bought four of them from a stock farm somewheres in Massachusetts, and their arrival marked an era in Maine dairying.

    When Life Was Young C. A. Stephens
  • "We're going right across country to Bolter's stock farm," Louise told her.

  • A very good "irrigator" can be bought of any tinsmith at a trifling cost, and should be constantly at hand on every stock farm.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse United States Department of Agriculture
  • He married Jane Dummer, settling later on the grant of land that had been apportioned to him for the first stock farm in America.

    Historic Homes Mary H. Northend
  • In the first place, I rode over to see Calvin Greer, at his stock farm.

    Buff: A Collie and other dog-stories Albert Payson Terhune
  • He has a corn and stock farm, and has only gradually cultivated these Fruits, which occupy some eleven acres.

    A start in life C. F. Dowsett
  • Darry and the others had entered the grounds 190 surrounding the stock farm buildings and they were gone some time.

British Dictionary definitions for stock farm

stock farm

noun
1.
a farm on which livestock is bred
Derived Forms
stock farmer, noun
stock farming, noun
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