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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Farm  \Farm\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Farmed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Farming}.] 
  1.  To  lease  or  let  for  an  equivalent,  as  land  for  a  rent;  to 
  yield  the  use  of  to  proceeds. 
 
  We  are  enforced  to  farm  our  royal  realm.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  give  up  to  another,  as  an  estate,  a  business,  the 
  revenue,  etc.,  on  condition  of  receiving  in  return  a 
  percentage  of  what  it  yields;  as  to  farm  the  taxes. 
 
  To  farm  their  subjects  and  their  duties  toward 
  these  --Burke. 
 
  3.  To  take  at  a  certain  rent  or  rate. 
 
  4.  To  devote  (land)  to  agriculture;  to  cultivate,  as  land;  to 
  till,  as  a  farm. 
 
  {To  farm  let},  {To  let  to  farm},  to  lease  on  rent. 




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