- a person who rents and works a small farm, especially in Scotland or northern England.
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The crofter's cattle went down in the disease, and one of them died.Cattle and Cattle-breeders
To Crofter belonged the honour of first wiping off scores with the enemy.
“If Crofter has the least sense of literary taste, he will frame it,” said Pridgin.
Crofter was not conferring a favour on me; only making a convenience of me.
It was heads, and I was solemnly ordered to adhere to Crofter.
- British an owner or tenant of a small farm, esp in Scotland or northern England