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tenant farmer

noun
1.
a person who farms the land of another and pays rent with cash or with a portion of the produce.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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British Dictionary definitions for tenant-farmer

tenant farmer

noun
1.
a person who farms land rented from another, the rent usually taking the form of part of the crops grown or livestock reared
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