Wearing a red hoodie over his baseball cap, Omar, 17, quickly jumped off a tractor to greet us.
"When I'm spending 16 hours on a tractor, it gives me some opportunity to sort through issues in solitude," he tells me.
She attracts friends on her travels as if with a tractor beam.
Going hands-free is just one of the perks of a place where the only form of transportation is by carriage, bike, or tractor.
Highways were blocked off, leaving passengers waiting to be rescued by a tractor.
On the land he was having broken (for he had teams breaking prairie in addition to the tractor) he had arranged to sow flaxseed.
The tractor beam that would take hold of them had never been designed.
While the automobile and the tractor are now doing much of the work formerly done by horses, the "horseless era" is still far off.
He turned back to his tractor, moving as slowly as he felt safe in doing.
This tractor wheel may be turned by its vertical steering post so as to propel the vessel in any desired direction.
1856, "something that pulls," earlier used of a quack device consisting of two metal rods which were supposed to relieve rheumatism (1798, in full Perkins's metallic tractor), from Medieval Latin tractor, from stem of Latin trahere "to pull, draw" (see tract (n.1)).
Sense of "an engine or vehicle for pulling wagons or plows" is recorded by 1896, from earlier traction engine (1859). The meaning "powerful truck for pulling a freight trailer" is first found 1926; tractor-trailer is attested from 1949.