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Farmer

One who farms; as:

One who hires and cultivates a farm; a cultivator of leased ground; a tenant.

One who is devoted to the tillage of the soil; one who cultivates a farm; an agriculturist; a husbandman.

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.

(Science: chemical) The lord of the field, or one who farms the lot and cope of the crown. 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. The kings farmer, one to whom the collection of a royal revenue was farmed out.

Origin: cf. F. Fermier.


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Mystery Bone! Help?

... whether the bone was broken or simply worn down from the weather, scavengers, etc. I live in Vermont, and this was found where the woods meet a farmer's field. So it could potentially be from ANY animal...a wild animal (deer, coyote, raccoon), house pet (dog, cat), farm animal (cow, pig, goat, ...

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... tissue. But be aware that most commercial fermented products are heated, so you won't find any good bacterias there. Buy some sauerkraut on local farmer's market or do your own kefir ( which is very easy actually ). And last, but not necessary the least, laughning, enjoying life, meditating - ...

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... more likely to be compatible with producing extra-seasonal pups. If a pair of parents is found that can produce extra seasonal pups, problem ( for farmer-breeders) is solved that way. Crucible, you are making everything too complicated with vague ideas and slippery explanations. I had to read your ...

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Wed Oct 26, 2011 7:26 pm
 
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Mon Oct 24, 2011 2:47 pm
 
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Hello, I am new to your forum - Question Pls.

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Mon Aug 23, 2010 10:17 pm
 
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