- Northwestern U.S. a farmer.
- (initial capital letter) a member of the Granger Movement.
Origin of granger
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Examples from the Web for granger
Pre-Congress, Granger served first on the Fort Worth council and then as mayor.
Granger, incidentally, is the rare Republican to whom Davis has contributed over the years.
The Democratic Granger and the largely increased Republican vote was too much for us.The Railroad Question
Granger started; the question was spoken so fiercely, and was so searching and direct.
Then he heard the voice of Strangeways calling, "Granger, Granger."
Granger watched him go out, and was glad of relief from his presence.
Granger watched him, and wondered what might be the secret which he was hesitating to impart.
Word Origin and History for granger
"farm steward, man in charge of a grange," late 12c., also as a surname, from Old French grangier, from grange (see grange).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper