farmer's year

farmer's year

[′fär·mərz ′yir]
(climatology)
In Great Britain, the 12-month period starting with the Sunday nearest March 1.
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References in classic literature ?
Very valuable is the appendix to Mair's translation (Oxford, 1908) on "The Farmer's Year in Hesiod".
There is no more rewarding a moment in a sheep farmer's year than watching ewes and lambs turned out and enjoying a little early spring sunshine .