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Webster's Dictionary

Farm

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(1):

(a. & n.) The rent of land, - originally paid by reservation of part of its products.

(2):

(a. & n.) The land held under lease and by payment of rent for the purpose of cultivation.

(3):

(a. & n.) Any tract of land devoted to agricultural purposes, under the management of a tenant or the owner.

(4):

(a. & n.) A district of country leased (or farmed) out for the collection of the revenues of government.

(5):

(a. & n.) The term or tenure of a lease of land for cultivation; a leasehold.

(6):

(a. & n.) A lease of the imposts on particular goods; as, the sugar farm, the silk farm.

(7):

(v. t.) To devote (land) to agriculture; to cultivate, as land; to till, as a farm.

(8):

(v. t.) To lease or let for an equivalent, as land for a rent; to yield the use of to proceeds.

(9):

(v. t.) 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.

(10):

(v. t.) To take at a certain rent or rate.

(11):

(v. i.) To engage in the business of tilling the soil; to labor as a farmer.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Farm'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/f/farm.html. 1828.

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