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away-going crop

[ uh-wey-goh-ing ]
/ əˈweɪˌgoʊ ɪŋ /
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noun Law.

a crop planted by a tenant that matures after the expiration of the tenancy and is rightfully the tenant's to harvest.

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Also called waygoing crop.

Origin of away-going crop

First recorded in 1860–65

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