Examples from the Web for cotton-picking
Cotton-picking is at once the most difficult and most expensive operation in cotton production.
It is usual, also, in the most hurrying time of cotton-picking, to require the same extra service.Twelve Years a Slave|Solomon Northup
You must not, however, run away with the notion that cotton-picking is a hurried process.Carl and the Cotton Gin|Sara Ware Bassett
All they are fit for is education for cotton-picking and dish-washing.Darkwater|W. E. B. Du Bois
They telled me she was a good cook; and they can use her for that, or set her at the cotton-picking.Uncle Tom's Cabin|Harriet Beecher Stowe