from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly Upper Midwest A farmer.
- n. Chiefly Northeastern U.S. A member of the Grange.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A member of the Grange, National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry, an association representing farmers.
- n. A farm steward.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A farm steward.
- n. A member of a grange.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A farm-steward or -bailiff.
- n. A member of a farmers' grange for the advancement of the interests of agriculture. See grange, n., 4.
- n. A farmer; a countryman. [Humorous, U.S.]
- Of or pertaining to a grange or to grangers; caused or promoted by grangers: as, the granger movement.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who operates a farm
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In the forest the woodchopper comes first; on the fertile prairies the granger is the pioneer; but on the long, stretching uplands of the far West it is the men who guard and follow the horned herds that prepare the way for the settlers who come after.
The "granger" element, for instance, would cut off the holder of "watered stock" with a shilling.
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I will never forget what you have done for me, alyssa granger. i will never forget you. even if you become alyssa snape. * smiles slightly* Thank you so much!
Likewise the corn-fed granger, with his bold and cheeky face;
"Do you think I never remembered the granger vote in my ambitions?" he answered.
The old farmer that went to so much trouble to convey the intelligence to his brother granger that the hero of our story was an ex-convict, was the sufferer.
The granger had slugged him, he maintained; no man that ever walked on the grass was able to lay him out with bare hands.
"I'll have to feel over you and see -- I never saw a granger in my life that didn't tote a twenty-two," the Texan declared, stepping up to Morgan to put his declaration into effect.