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FARMER Definition & Legal Meaning

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1. The lessee of a farm. It is said that every lessee for life or years, althoughit he hut of a small house and land, is called “farmer.” This word implies nomystery, except It be that of husbandman. Cunningham; Cowell.2. A husbandman or agriculturist; one who cultivates a farm, whether the land behis own or another’s.3. One who assumes the collection of the public revenues, taxes, excise, etc., for acertain commission or percentage; as a farmer of the revenues.


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