Etymology
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sharecropper (n.)

also share-cropper, 1887, in a U.S. Southern context; from share (v.) + agent noun from crop (v.); share-crop system is attested from 1871. As a verb, share-crop is recorded by 1867. Sharecropping (n.) is attested by 1936.

updated on August 05, 2022

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Dictionary entries near sharecropper

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shapely

shapen

shard

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sharecropper

shareholder

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shareware

Sharia

sharif