Definition of Cropper

1. Noun. Small farmers and tenants.




Definition of Cropper

1. n. One that crops.

Definition of Cropper

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An English occupational from=Middle English dot=) for a cropper. ¹

2. Noun. a fall, a tumble; see come a cropper ¹

3. Noun. a breed of domestic pigeon with large crop ¹

4. Noun. a person who nurtures and gathers a crop ¹

5. Noun. a variety of plant producing a good harvest ¹

6. Noun. A machine for cropping, as for shearing off bolts or rod iron, or for facing cloth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cropper

1. one that crops [n -S] - See also: crops

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cropper

cropbound
cropduster
cropdusters
crope
cropen
cropful
cropfull
cropfuls
cropland
croplands
cropless
croplike
croppable
cropped
cropped up
cropper (current term)
croppers
croppies
cropping
cropping up
croppy
crops
crops up
cropsick
croque-madame
croque-monsieur
croquembouche
croquembouches
croquet

Literary usage of Cropper

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"Where the landlord furnishes to the cropper everything to make the crop, except labor, and that is furnished by the cropper and his family, the net amount ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"cropper was an adherent of Erasmus, and aided the At First a reform efforts ... cropper took a zealous part in the negotiations for church union and in the ..."

3. The Economics of Land Tenure in Georgia by Enoch Marvin Banks (1905)
"and the cropper, making the share of each $157. In the end the cropper gets whatever is left over after his family account is settled at the neighboring ..."

4. A New American Biographical Dictionary, Or, Remembrancer of the Departed by Thomas Jones Rogers (1824)
"Major cropper then retreated with the remainder of the regiment, ... On Chester bridge, major cropper was met by general Washington and general Woodford. ..."

5. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"Small round, very rough dark skin ; a good cropper, but much diseased. ... Medium size, half round ; a moderate cropper and badly diseased. ..."

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