Instead, the work of canine acting was farmed out to other German Shepherds.
They think it comes from a guy who farmed his land and made it in his small barrels in his little winery.
“In the 60s we had quite a large area that we farmed and hired people to help,” said Doris.
There is a suggestion that the investigation of the case was farmed out to a "neutral" province to depoliticize the process.
He served in the Air Force and then came home and farmed cotton.
He farmed, and furnished cord wood to lake steamers for many years.
It is common knowledge that in America we have not farmed, but have mined the soil.
She farmed out to him the revenues of her parts of Arabia and Juda, and was accompanied by him on her way towards Egypt.
Then came the peasants who farmed the land of an owner, but these were few.
He had no tenants, but farmed himself, and was therefore not shot at.
c.1300, "fixed payment (usually in exchange for taxes collected, etc.), fixed rent," from Old French ferme "rent, lease," from Medieval Latin firma "fixed payment," from Latin firmare "to fix, settle, confirm, strengthen," from firmus "firm" (see firm (adj.)).
Sense of "tract of leased land" is first recorded early 14c.; that of "cultivated land" (leased or not) is 1520s. Phrase buy the farm "die in battle," is at least from World War II, perhaps a cynical reference to the draftee's dream of getting out of the war and going home, in many cases to a peaceful farmstead. But fetch the farm is prisoner slang from at least 1879 for "get sent to the infirmary," with reference to the better diet and lighter duties there.
mid-15c., "to rent (land)," from Anglo-French fermer, from ferme (see farm (n.)). The agricultural sense is from 1719. Original sense is retained in to farm out.
A minor-league club used as a training ground by a major-league club: Columbus is a Yankee farm (1898+ Baseball)