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synonyms for crofter

  • metayer
  • peasant farmer
  • sharecropper
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How to use crofter in a sentence

The crofter who owned the lurcher dog lived a couple of miles off, so it was time for us to be on foot.
THE MYSTERY OF CLOOMBERARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
His father was a crofter on a little island somewhere near Skye.
THE HEATHER-MOONC. N. WILLIAMSON AND A. M. WILLIAMSON
It was recited to me, over against Dûn-I, by a friend who is a crofter in that part of Iona.
THE DIVINE ADVENTURE ETC. (WORKS VOL. 4)FIONA MACLEOD
To solve it is to explain the crofter question without the aid of a Royal Commission.
OUR JOURNEY TO THE HEBRIDESJOSEPH PENNELL AND ELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
Only by a polite figure of speech can the stone pile in which the Hebridean crofter makes his home be called a cottage.
OUR JOURNEY TO THE HEBRIDESJOSEPH PENNELL AND ELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
Slaves at least represented so much money; but the crofter was and is less valuable to the laird than his sheep and his deer.
OUR JOURNEY TO THE HEBRIDESJOSEPH PENNELL AND ELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
In the Hebrides, the landlord has always had rights; the crofter, until the passing of the Crofters' Bill of 1886, had none.
OUR JOURNEY TO THE HEBRIDESJOSEPH PENNELL AND ELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
In Glendale, an out-of-the-way corner of Skye to which strangers seldom penetrate, not a crofter has paid rent for five years.
OUR JOURNEY TO THE HEBRIDESJOSEPH PENNELL AND ELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
It is a strange fact that only when the crofter asks to cultivate the land does it become absolutely barren.
OUR JOURNEY TO THE HEBRIDESJOSEPH PENNELL AND ELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
The crofter alone is at fault; he has no shame in living in his hovel, which is scarcely fit to shelter a dog.
OUR JOURNEY TO THE HEBRIDESJOSEPH PENNELL AND ELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CROFTER

  • crofter
  • metayer
  • peasant farmer
  • sharecropper
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.