truck farm


: a farm devoted to the production of vegetables for the market
truck farmer noun

Examples of truck farm in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mark Fidrych retired and returned to his truck farm in Massachusetts. Demetria Gallegos, WSJ, 14 May 2022 The heyday of the truck farm came after the Civil War. Richard Campanella,, 1 Oct. 2020 The Ti Kee truck farm yielded profits as high as $2,000 a year, or close to $60,000 in today’s dollars. Richard Campanella,, 1 Oct. 2020 By the 1890s, a hamlet of Chinese gardeners operated a truck farm at what is now the West Bank end of the Crescent City Connection. Richard Campanella,, 1 Oct. 2020 In Milwaukee, Randall's grandfather worked as a laborer, and her parents rented a small truck farm on Capitol Drive in Wauwatosa. Cathy Kozlowicz, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 28 Oct. 2019

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Word History


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First Known Use

1866, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of truck farm was in 1866

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“Truck farm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

Kids Definition

truck farm

: a farm growing vegetables for market
truck farmer noun
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