sharecrop

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verb share·crop \ˈsher-ˌkräp\

Definition of sharecrop

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to farm as a sharecropper

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to farm (land) or produce (a crop) as a sharecropper

Origin and Etymology of sharecrop

back-formation from sharecropper


First Known Use: circa 1930


SHARECROP Defined for Kids

sharecrop

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verb share·crop \ˈsher-ˌkräp\

Definition of sharecrop for Students

sharecropped

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sharecropping

  1. :  to farm another's land for a share of the crop or profit

sharecropper

noun

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