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farmer in the dell

farm·er in the dell
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahr-mer in stressed th ee del]
    • /ˈfɑr mər ɪn stressed ði dɛl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahr-mer in stressed th ee del]
    • /ˈfɑr mər ɪn stressed ði dɛl/

Definition of farmer in the dell words

  • noun farmer in the dell a game, accompanied by a song with several verses, in which one person, designated as the farmer, occupies the center of a circle of persons and is joined in the circle by other players designated as wife, child, nurse, cat, rat, and cheese, these then leaving the circle in order except for the one designated as cheese, who is left standing alone in the circle at the end. 1

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Parts of speech for Farmer in the dell

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farmer in the dell popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 66% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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