tenant farming definition
Farming by a farmer who rents rather than owns the land.
or tenant-in-chief noun 1. a feudal vassal who holds land directly from the king. tenant-in-chief noun 1. (in feudal society) a tenant who held some or all of his lands directly from the king
noun, Law. 1. one of two or more persons who hold property by tenancy in common.
noun 1. a person or group that rents and occupies land, a house, an office, or the like, from another for a period of time; lessee. 2. Law. a person who holds or possesses for a time lands, tenements, or personalty of another, usually for rent. 3. an occupant or inhabitant of any place. verb […]
noun 1. tenants collectively; the body of tenants on an estate. 2. the state or condition of being a tenant. noun 1. tenants collectively, esp those with the same landlord 2. the status or condition of being a tenant