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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a woman working on a farm; a farmeress.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a woman working on a farm


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  • The event will take place at GFWC.s historic headquarters at 1734 N Street NW, in Washington D.C. Ms. Weiss will share the fascinating results of her research on the forgotten "farmerette" of World War I.

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  • Amy came over immediately after breakfast, dressed in her farmerette costume, which was, in truth, a very practical suit in which to work.

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  • It was probably nine-thirty that morning when Bob, busy at work on the hen house, looked up and saw Ruth dressed in her farmerette clothes, talking with their uncle at the far side of the field where he was planting oats.

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  • She had one vanity, however -- that of having her picture taken nearly every day in her farmerette clothes.

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  • Ruth, who had been trying hard to control her feelings, now broke into sobs, for she had only one farmerette suit and this meant the loss of it.

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  • So he's still puzzling over what he regards as an anomaly, a farmerette who knows the difference between De Bussey and a side-delivery horse-rake, a mother of three children who can ride a pinto and play a banjo, a clodhopper in petticoats who can talk about Ragusa and Toarmina and the summer races at Piping Rock.

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  • A production crew for a fly-by-night paranormal investigations program Emily Booth, Nick Smithers, Jodie Shaw…and more actors you’ve probably never heard of – Seriously, I could be making up these names and you wouldn’t know the difference…unless of course you are one of the parents of these fine actors investigate a local farmerette impregnated by…mysterious means.

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  • And didn’t she up in sorgues and go and trot doon and stand in her douro, puffing her old dudheen, and every shirvant siligirl or wensum farmerette walking the pilend roads, Sawy,

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  • How do you like my farmerette clothes? "she, asked smiling.

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