a person who farms the land of another and pays rent with cash or with a portion of the produce.
a person who farms land rented from another, the rent usually taking the form of part of the crops grown or livestock reared
- Tenant farming
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 […]