from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Owning much unprofitable land but lacking the capital to improve or maintain it.
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- adj. Alternative form of land poor.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pecuniarily embarrassed through owning much unprofitable land.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Poor or in need of ready money while owning or holding much unremunerative land; especially, poor because of the taxes and other maintenance charges against such land.
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