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sharecrop

verb share·crop \ˈsher-ˌkräp\

Definition of SHARECROP

intransitive verb
:  to farm as a sharecropper
transitive verb
:  to farm (land) or produce (a crop) as a sharecropper

Origin of SHARECROP

back-formation from sharecropper
First Known Use: circa 1930
SHARECROPPING Defined for Kids

sharecrop

verb share·crop \ˈsher-ˌkräp\
share·croppedshare·crop·ping

Definition of SHARECROP for Kids

:  to farm another's land for a share of the crop or profit
share·crop·per noun

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