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farmerette

[fahr-muh-ret] /ˌfɑr məˈrɛt/
noun, Older Use.
1.
a girl or woman working on a farm.
Origin of farmerette
1915-1920
An Americanism dating back to 1915-20; farmer + -ette
Usage note
See -ette.
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  • Why, one of the Pioneer directors, answered the 99 farmerette smilingly, pleased at the young presidents surprise.

    The Liberty Girl Rena I. Halsey
  • From here they all trooped down to pay a visit to the farmerette, whereupon Janet set them all to weeding.

    The Liberty Girl Rena I. Halsey

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