planter has definitions from the fields of agriculture,work
[ noun ] (agriculture) the owner or manager of a plantation



Used in print

(Bell I. Wiley, "Home Letters of Johnny Reb and Billy...)

Early in the war it was not uncommon for planters ' sons to retain in camp Negro `` body_servants '' to perform the menial chores such_as cooking , foraging , cleaning the quarters , shining shoes , and laundering clothes .

(Arlin Turner, "William Faulkner, Southern Novelist"...)

The planter aristocracy has appeared in literature at_least since John_Pendleton_Kennedy published Swallow-Barn in 1832 and in his genial portrait of Frank_Meriwether presiding over his plantation dominion initiated the most persistent tradition of Southern literature .

The thoroughgoing idealization of the planter society did not come , however , until after the Civil_War when Southern writers were eager to defend a way_of_life which had been destroyed .

Although Faulkner was the heir in his own family to this tradition , he did not have Stark_Young 's inclination to romanticize and sentimentalize the planter society .

Without saying or seeming to say that in portraying the Sartoris and the Compson families Faulkner 's chief concern is social criticism , we can say nevertheless that through those families he dramatizes his comment on the planter dynasties as they have existed since the decades before the Civil_War .

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[ noun ] (work) a worker who puts or sets seeds or seedlings into the ground

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[ noun ] a decorative pot for house plants

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