truck farm
noun Etymology: 2truck Date: 1866 a farm devoted to the production of vegetables for the market • truck farmer noun

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  • truck farm — ➔ farm1 * * * truck farm UK US noun [C] US (UK market garden) ► a small farm that produces fruit and vegetables and sells them in the local area: »He helped with running the family s three acre truck farm …   Financial and business terms

  • truck farm — truck′ farm n. agr. brit. a farm for the growing of vegetables for the market • Etymology: 1865–70, amer. truck′ farm er, n. truck′ farm ing, n …   From formal English to slang

  • truck farm — ☆ truck farm n. a farm where vegetables are grown to be marketed truck farmer n. truck farming n …   English World dictionary

  • truck farm — n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: truck to barter ; TRUCK13] AmE an area for growing vegetables and fruit for sale British Equivalent: market garden …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • truck-farm — truckˈ farm noun (US) A market garden • • • Main Entry: ↑truck …   Useful english dictionary

  • truck farm — truck ,farm noun count AMERICAN a small farm where vegetables are grown to be sold. British market garden …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • truck farm — noun a farm where vegetables are grown for market • Syn: ↑truck garden • Hypernyms: ↑farm * * * noun : a farm devoted to the production of vegetables for the market * * * truck farmer …   Useful english dictionary

  • truck farm — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms truck farm : singular truck farm plural truck farms American a market garden …   English dictionary

  • truck farm — truck farmer. truck farming. a farm for the growing of vegetables for the market. Also called truck garden; esp. Brit., market garden. [1865 70, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • truck farm — Synonyms and related words: arable land, barnyard, barton, cattle ranch, chicken farm, collective farm, cotton plantation, croft, dairy farm, demesne, demesne farm, dry farm, dude ranch, factory farm, fallow, farm, farmery, farmhold, farmland,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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