Definition of farmhand
1 : a farm laborer; especially : a hired laborer on a farm
2 : a player on a farm team
Recent Examples of farmhand from the Web
Mechanization created bigger farms with fewer farmhands, the towns that made a trade from farming families hollowed out, and so on.
Brach’s blown save pushed Darren O’Day into a quick warmup for the 10th when the Orioles went down in order quickly on 13 pitches against former Orioles farmhand Jumbo Diaz.
Kolarek, an 11th-round draft pick of the New York Mets in 2010 after his junior season at Maryland, was actually briefly an Orioles farmhand.
All three runs against the lefty were on a towering home run by former Reds farmhand Justin Turner.
The son of a former Pittsburgh Pirates farmhand, Campusano-Bracero was rated the top catcher in the draft class by Baseball America.
With runners on second and third and two outs in the bottom of the second inning, Rockies CA and former Indians farmhand Tony Wolters was intentionally walked.
Machado ends hitless streak: Slumping third baseman Manny Machado snapped a 0-for-18 skid with a first-inning single off Red Sox starter and former Orioles farmhand Eduardo Rodriguez.
The former Tampa Bay Rays farmhand hit just .205 last season.
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First Known Use of farmhand
FARMHAND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of farmhand for English Language Learners
: a person who is hired to work on a farm
FARMHAND Defined for Kids
Definition of farmhand for Students
: a farm worker
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