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farm out

verb

Definition of farm out

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to turn over (as a job) for performance by another usually under contract

  3. 2 a :  to put (as children) into the hands of another for care b :  to send (as a baseball player) to a farm team

  4. 3 :  to exhaust (land) by farming especially by continuously raising one crop



Circa 1600

First Known Use of farm out

circa 1600


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