work farm
noun Date: 1909 a farm on which persons guilty of minor law violations are confined

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  • work farm — work′ farm n. soc a farm to which juvenile or minor offenders are sent to work for a short period • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • work farm — n. a farm on which the workers are short term prisoners convicted of less serious crimes …   English World dictionary

  • work farm — noun : a farm on which minor offenders are confined and put to work * * * a farm to which juvenile offenders are sent for a period to work, for disciplinary purposes or rehabilitation. [1950 55] * * * work farm, a farm to which young or minor… …   Useful english dictionary

  • work farm — a farm to which juvenile offenders are sent for a period to work, for disciplinary purposes or rehabilitation. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

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  • farm labor — or laborer Agricultural employment and farm labor are used as practically synonymous and include all farm work and work incidental thereto. Smythe v. Phoenix, 63 Idaho 585, 123 P.2d 1010, 1012. One employed as a laborer on a farm, especially one… …   Black's law dictionary

  • farm laborer — farm labor or laborer Agricultural employment and farm labor are used as practically synonymous and include all farm work and work incidental thereto. Smythe v. Phoenix, 63 Idaho 585, 123 P.2d 1010, 1012. One employed as a laborer on a farm,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • farm labor — or laborer Agricultural employment and farm labor are used as practically synonymous and include all farm work and work incidental thereto. Smythe v. Phoenix, 63 Idaho 585, 123 P.2d 1010, 1012. One employed as a laborer on a farm, especially one… …   Black's law dictionary

  • farm laborer — farm labor or laborer Agricultural employment and farm labor are used as practically synonymous and include all farm work and work incidental thereto. Smythe v. Phoenix, 63 Idaho 585, 123 P.2d 1010, 1012. One employed as a laborer on a farm,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • farm — [färm] n. [ME < OFr ferme < ML firma, fixed payment, farm < firmare, to farm, lease, orig., to make a contract < L, to make firm, secure < firmus, FIRM1] 1. a) Obs. a fixed sum payable at regular intervals, as rent or taxes b) the… …   English World dictionary

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