sharecropper


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share·crop·per

 (shâr′krŏp′ər)
n.
A tenant farmer who gives a share of the crops raised to the landlord in lieu of rent.

sharecropper

(ˈʃɛəˌkrɒpə)
n
1. (Agriculture) chiefly US a farmer, esp a tenant farmer, who pays over a proportion of a crop or crops as rent
2. (Professions) chiefly US a farmer, esp a tenant farmer, who pays over a proportion of a crop or crops as rent

share•crop•per

(ˈʃɛərˌkrɒp ər)

n.
a tenant farmer who pays as rent a share of the crop.
share′crop`, v.t., v.i. -cropped, -crop•ping.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sharecropper - small farmers and tenantssharecropper - small farmers and tenants    
agricultural laborer, agricultural labourer - a person who tills the soil for a living
Translations

sharecropper

[ˈʃɛəˌkrɒpəʳ] N (esp US) → aparcero/a m/f, mediero/a m/f (Mex)

sharecropper

[ˈʃɛərkrɒpər] nmétayer/ère m/fshare earnings npldividendes mpl
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From the vantage of her family's sharecropper cabin outside town, Drew seemed frightening.
Ben, much like his grandfather, an ex-slave turned sharecropper who is unable to protect a sister from the sexual abuse black women often experienced, fails to r escue his daughter from Mr.
Joe Massengale and the Massengale Brothers will offer Six Lessons for Six Sons: The Joe Massengale Way, as told to David Clow, with a Foreword by George Foreman, distilling advice based on Joe's journey from East Texas sharecropper to successful Beverly Hills landscaper.
As former sharecropper Harrison Brown explained, "You couldn't be known resisting against the powers.
Talking to BSS, a BB senior official said women are playing a new role in the family and farming as over 80 percent borrowers of the BB's sharecropper refinance scheme are women.
They work ya like a dog until they was through with ya," said Elmo Scott, a former sharecropper interviewed for a documentary on the riot produced by the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation.
Her father was a sharecropper from the King Ranch, and her mother sold chiclets on the streets in Mexico.
Synopsis: In the summer of 1936, writer James Agee and photographer Walker Evans, on assignment for Fortune magazine, went to central Alabama to document the lives of three white sharecropper families.
Through the narrator's oral history, this novel examines the forces that cause a young sharecropper to take his own life.
Barry was born March 6, 1936, to Marion and Mattie Barry, in the Mississippi delta and was raised in Memphis, Tennessee, after the death of his father, a sharecropper.
Begar, is a two way dualistic process of resistance and cooperation of low intensity' in which both landlord and sharecropper resist a well as cooperate and reciprocate for different reasons, to seek multiple concession and social benefits from each other and the community.
First, on film, is a look into Lemon's work with Walter Carter, a 102-year-old former sharecropper, set against Lemon's live retrospective of works since 2004.