crofter

[krawf-ter, krof-]

noun British.

a person who rents and works a small farm, especially in Scotland or northern England.

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Origin of crofter

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at croft1, -er1

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crofter

noun

British an owner or tenant of a small farm, esp in Scotland or northern England
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