Definition of share-farmer in English:
nounchiefly Australian /NZ
A tenant farmer who receives an agreed share of the profits from the owner.
- However, the most efficient technology has remained within reach of family farms, some of which employ an extra labourer or share-farmer, and they still dominate the dairy scene.
- As president of the Willaura Progress Association, he pressed for extension of closer settlement and in February 1907, with other Willaura share-farmers, applied successfully for an allotment on the new Lara Closer Settlement Estate.
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