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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To farm as a tenant who pays as rent a portion of what is grown.

Usage examples (9)
  • Okay, uh, what about the brothers, did they stay around here and farm or sharecrop or what did they do?
  • What you got tired of, or your children, your sister and brother got too old, for your parents to sharecrop or what happened?
  • John may have been poor in "Paper of Record" hagiography, but he was not poor relative to the real, sharecrop, jobless and hardscrabble poverty that existed then and now.
  • In the information age, "property" is the exclusive preserve of giant companies that can afford to register copyrights and sue to defend them, while the rest of us get to... for more
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