tenant farming

Farming by a farmer who rents rather than owns the land.


Nearby words

  1. tenalgia,
  2. tenancy,
  3. tenancy in common,
  4. tenant,
  5. tenant farmer,
  6. tenant in chief,
  7. tenant in common,
  8. tenant-in-chief,
  9. tenantry,
  10. tenants association

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Examples from the Web for tenant farming

  • In districts where tenant-farming is largely in vogue, gray hairs are much fewer.

    Society|Henry Kalloch Rowe