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crofter

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occupations, Agriculture
croftercroft‧er /ˈkrɒftə $ ˈkrɒːftər/ noun [countable] British English  BOTAsomeone who lives and works on a croft in Scotland
Examples from the Corpus
crofterI am not, and never have been a crofter.In 1968 the Crofters Commission proposed that crofters be given full rights to the ownership of their crofts.A mental construct arising from a misapprehension of the relationship between the crofter and his land.The latest developments in the intricate history of crofting concern the possibility of ownership by the crofters themselves.Originally the yarn for the cloth was hand-spun from wool by the crofters of Lewis and was wholly produced in the Isle.When I had a small printing business in Stornoway several of my employees were crofters.
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