truck farm

noun

Definition of truck farm

: a farm devoted to the production of vegetables for the market

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Examples of truck farm in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The heyday of the truck farm came after the Civil War. Richard Campanella, NOLA.com, "Now forgotten, New Orleans was once dotted with 'truck farms' as city grew," 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, NOLA.com, "Now forgotten, New Orleans was once dotted with 'truck farms' as city grew," 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, NOLA.com, "Now forgotten, New Orleans was once dotted with 'truck farms' as city grew," 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, "The daughter of a Titanic survivor buried in Lannon shares her mom's story for the village's 90th anniversary," 28 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of truck farm

1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for truck farm

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The first known use of truck farm was in 1866

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“Truck farm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/truck%20farm. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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truck farm

noun

English Language Learners Definition of truck farm

US : a farm where people grow vegetables that will be sold in markets

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