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Meaning of CROPPER

Pronunciation:  'krâpur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  small farmers and tenants
 

CROPPER is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: sharecrop farmer, sharecropper
 
 See Also: agricultural laborer, agricultural labourer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Crop"per\ (kr?p"p?r), n.
1. One that crops.

2. A variety of pigeon with a large crop; a pouter.

3. (Mech.) A machine for cropping, as for shearing off bolts
   or rod iron, or for facing cloth.

4. A fall on one's head when riding at full speed, as in
   hunting; hence, a sudden failure or collapse. [Slang.]

 
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