Fannie farmer



[fahr-mer] /ˈfɑr mər/

noun
1.
Fannie (Merritt)
[mer-it] /ˈmɛr ɪt/ (Show IPA), 1857–1915, U.S. authority on cooking.
2.
James (Leonard) 1920–1999, U.S. civil-rights leader; founder of CORE.
/ˈfɑːmə/
noun
1.
a person who operates or manages a farm
2.
a person who obtains the right to collect and retain a tax, rent, etc, or operate a franchise for a specified period on payment of a fee
3.
a person who looks after a child for a fixed sum
/ˈfɑːmə/
noun
1.
John. ?1565–1605, English madrigal composer and organist
n.

late 14c., “one who collects taxes, etc.,” from Anglo-French fermer, French fermier, from Medieval Latin firmarius, from firma (see farm (n.)). In the agricultural sense, 1590s, replacing native churl and husbandman.

noun

A stupid person; ignorant rustic; clown (1902+)

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