Definition for FARM-ER


  1. In Great Britain, a tenant; a lessee; one who hires and cultivates a farm; a cultivator of leased ground. Shak.
  2. One who takes taxes, customs, excise or other duties, to collect for a certain rate per cent.; as, a farmer of the revenues.
  3. One who cultivates a farm; a husbandman; whether a tenant or the proprietor. United States.
  4. In mining, the lord of the field, or one who farms the lot and cope of the king. Encyc.

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