from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A tenant farmer who gives a share of the crops raised to the landlord in lieu of rent.
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- n. A person who enters an agreement with a land owner to farm the land and then pay a portion (share) of the produce as rent. One who sharecrops.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small farmers and tenants
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