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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Chiefly Upper Midwest A farmer.
  • noun Chiefly Northeastern US A member of the Grange.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A farm-steward or -bailiff.
  • noun A member of a farmers' grange for the advancement of the interests of agriculture. See grange, n., 4.
  • noun 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A farm steward.
  • noun United States A member of a grange.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun US A member of the Grange, National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry, an association representing farmers.
  • noun obsolete A farm steward.

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

  • noun a person who operates a farm

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