Found 2 items, similar to Farm.
English → English
n : workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land
as a unit; “it takes several people to work the farm”
v 1: be a farmer; work as a farmer; “My son is farming in
2: collect fees or profits
3: cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means
of agricultural techniques; “The Bordeaux region produces
great red wines”
; “They produce good ham in Parma”
grow wheat here”
; “We raise hogs here”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Farmed
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To lease or let for an equivalent, as land for a rent; to
yield the use of to proceeds.
We are enforced to farm our royal realm. --Shak.
2. To give up to another, as an estate, a business, the
revenue, etc., on condition of receiving in return a
percentage of what it yields; as, to farm the taxes.
To farm their subjects and their duties toward
3. To take at a certain rent or rate.
4. To devote (land) to agriculture; to cultivate, as land; to
till, as a farm.
To farm let
, To let to farm
, to lease on rent.
, n. [OE. ferme rent, lease, F. ferme, LL. firma, fr.
L. firmus firm, fast, firmare to make firm or fast. See
, a. & n.]
1. The rent of land, -- originally paid by reservation of
part of its products. [Obs.]
2. The term or tenure of a lease of land for cultivation; a
It is great willfulness in landlords to make any
longer farms to their tenants. --Spenser.
3. The land held under lease and by payment of rent for the
purpose of cultivation.
4. Any tract of land devoted to agricultural purposes, under
the management of a tenant or the owner.
Note: In English the ideas of a lease, a term, and a rent,
continue to be in a great degree inseparable, even from
the popular meaning of a farm, as they are entirely so
from the legal sense. --Burrill.
5. A district of country leased (or farmed) out for the
collection of the revenues of government.
The province was devided into twelve farms. --Burke.
6. (O. Eng. Law) A lease of the imposts on particular goods;
as, the sugar farm, the silk farm.
Whereas G. H. held the farm of sugars upon a rent of
10,000 marks per annum. --State Trials
, v. i.
To engage in the business of tilling the soil; to labor as a