farmerette

[ fahr-muh-ret ]
/ ˌfɑr məˈrɛt /

noun Older Use.

a girl or woman working on a farm.

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Origin of farmerette

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

usage note for farmerette

See -ette.
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Example sentences from the Web for farmerette

  • 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
  • Why, one of the Pioneer directors, answered the 99 farmerette smilingly, pleased at the young presidents surprise.

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