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Definition of "granger" []

  • Chiefly Upper Midwest A farmer. (noun)
  • Chiefly Northeastern U.S. A member of the Grange. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "granger" in a sentence
  • "In the forest the woodchopper comes first; on the fertile prairies the granger is the pioneer; but on the long, stretching uplands of the far West it is the men who guard and follow the horned herds that prepare the way for the settlers who come after."
  • "The "granger" element, for instance, would cut off the holder of "watered stock" with a shilling."
  • "Colby Hodge – twist jess granger – beyond the shadows"