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sharecrop

[ shair-krop ]
/ ˈʃɛərˌkrɒp /
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verb (used with or without object), share·cropped, share·crop·ping.
to farm as a sharecropper.
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Origin of sharecrop

1865–70, Americanism; back formation from sharecropper
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British Dictionary definitions for sharecrop

sharecrop
/ (ˈʃɛəˌkrɒp) /

verb -crops, -cropping or -cropped
mainly US to cultivate (farmland) as a sharecropper
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