To farm let, To let to farm, to lease on rent.
(Farm), v. i. To engage in the business of tilling the soil; to labor as a farmer.
(Farm"a*ble) a. Capable of being farmed.
Farmer-general [F. fermier-general], one to whom the right of levying certain taxes, in a particular
district, was farmed out, under the former French monarchy, for a given sum paid down. Farmers' satin,
a light material of cotton and worsted, used for coat linings. McElrath. The king's farmer (O. Eng.
Law), one to whom the collection of a royal revenue was farmed out. Burrill.
(Farm"er) n. [Cf. F. fermier.] One who farms; as: (a) One who hires and cultivates a farm; a
cultivator of leased ground; a tenant. Smart. (b) One who is devoted to the tillage of the soil; one who
cultivates a farm; an agriculturist; a husbandman. (c) One who takes taxes, customs, excise, or other
duties, to collect, either paying a fixed annuual rent for the privilege; as, a farmer of the revenues. (d)
(Mining) The lord of the field, or one who farms the lot and cope of the crown.
(Farm"er*ess), n. A woman who farms.
(Farm"er*ship), n. Skill in farming.
(Farm"er*y) n. The buildings and yards necessary for the business of a farm; a homestead.
(Farm"house`), n. A dwelling house on a farm; a farmer's residence.
(Farm"ing), a. Pertaining to agriculture; devoted to, adapted to, or engaged in, farming; as, farming
tools; farming land; a farming community.
(Farm"ing), n. The business of cultivating land.
(Far"most`) a. Most distant; farthest.
A spacious cave within its farmost part.Dryden.
(Farm"stead) n. A farm with the building upon it; a homestead on a farm. Tennyson.
With its pleasant groves and farmsteads.Carlyle.
(Farm"stead*ing), n. A farmstead. [Scot.] Black.
(Farm"yard`) n. The yard or inclosure attached to a barn, or the space inclosed by the farm
(Far"ness) n. [From Far, a.] The state of being far off; distance; remoteness. [R.] Grew.
Faro bank, the capital which the proprietor of a faro table ventures in the game; also, the place where a
game of faro is played. Hoyle.
(Far"o) n. [Said to be so called because the Egyptian king Pharaoh was formerly represented
upon one of the cards.] A gambling game at cards, in which all the other players play against the dealer
or banker, staking their money upon the order in which the cards will lie and be dealt from the pack.
(Fa`ro*ese`) n. sing. & pl. An inhabitant, or, collectively, inhabitants, of the Faroe islands.
(Far"-off`) a. Remote; as, the far-off distance. Cf. Far-off, under Far, adv.
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