Georgic down on the farm

Today’s word of the day is georgic, relating to agriculture or rural life. In thanks to farmers and farming, we also have things found down on the farm as our list of the day, as well as these additional words of the day.

tilth: cultivation of land; tillage; tilled land.

hopperdozer: an old-fashioned device for killing locusts with tar and kerosene among the crops.

boon-work: work or service freely given to a farmer by his neighbors on some special occasion.

granger: in the upper American Midwest, a farmer.

boss-cockie: in Australia, a farmer whose holding is large enough to require laborers to help work it.

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