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farmerette

[fahr-muh-ret]
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noun Older Use.
  1. a girl or woman working on a farm.

Origin of farmerette

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20; farmer + -ette

Usage note

See -ette.
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Historical Examples

  • 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