Farmeress \Farm"er*ess\, n. A woman who farms. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • farmeress — noun A female farmer …   Wiktionary

  • farmeress — farm·er·ess …   English syllables

  • farmeress — mərə̇s noun ( es) 1. archaic : a female farmer 2. archaic : a farmer s wife …   Useful english dictionary

  • farmerette — n. a woman working on a farm; a farmeress. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -ess — 1. This suffix forms nouns denoting female persons or animals, and was adopted in Middle English from the Old French form esse (from late Latin issa). The first wave of ess words in English (countess, duchess, empress, hostess, mistress, princess …   Modern English usage

  • farm|wife — «FAHRM WYF», noun, plural wives. 1. a farmer s wife; farmeress. 2. a woman who farms; woman farmer …   Useful english dictionary

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