from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To work as a sharecropper.
- transitive v. To work (land) or grow (crops) as a sharecropper.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To participate in a financial arrangement in which a tenant farmer pays for use of land with a share (part) of the crop raised on that land.
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Thanks to the abused wife of a sharecrop farmer, a crippled shoeshine man, and four little girls, I was able to emerge from the dark forest of an angry heart into the light of love that will forever exist between my parents and me.
The poems are concerned with subjects ranging from the vicissitudes of love to how messed up the world is to how wasted the author is, which is to say that they swervingly plow that oversharing, oversincere land that is the sharecrop acreage of all world-class drunks.
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 sharecrop all our embodiments of their property, from furniture to t-shirts to music to games to cars to PCs.
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 sharecrop all our embodiments of their property, from furniture to t-shirts to music to games to cars to PCs.
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?
Sue the industry for the sharecrop contracts foisted on performing hopefuls by this same cartel.
"Years ago, the state used to get local farmers to plant small grains on a sharecrop basis," Rundell said.
He organized boycotts of any Zionist enterprise which failed to employ Jews exclusively, and prepared strikes against the Rothschild colonists, who allowed Arab peasants to sharecrop or to work, even as cheap labor.
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