Definition of Cropless

1. being without crops (agricultural produce) [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cropless

crop rotation
crop top
crop tops
crop tree
crop up
cropbound
cropduster
cropdusters
crope
cropen
cropful
cropfull
cropfuls
cropland
croplands
cropless (current term)
croplike
croppable
cropped
cropped up
cropper
croppers
croppies
cropping
cropping up
croppy
crops
crops up
cropsick

Literary usage of Cropless

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1. Two Centuries of Costume in America, MDCXX-MDCCCXX by Alice Morse Earle (1903)
"... heard the sound with glad rejoicing, though she saw around her a wasting cropless farm where two years before a score of sturdy men had been at work, ..."

2. The Nineteenth Century (1885)
"The first year they came on the 12th of June and deposited their eggs, and went away in four days, leaving the country almost totally cropless. ..."

3. The South American Republics by Thomas Cleland Dawson (1904)
"Whichever power should obtain a naval preponderance would surely get the nitrate territory—a rainless, cropless region where an army must be sustained by ..."

4. The Southern Planter (1843)
"... and cropless farm, and comfortless house, if indeed such a great wind rack of loose lumber, is worthy the name of ..."

5. Philippine Life in Town and Country by James Alfred LeRoy, James Alfred Le Roy (1907)
"... the small cultivators have been dependent on the large proprietors for advances of money, or food and seed, if not of both, during the cropless season. ..."

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