cropper definition

  • noun:
    • somebody who works land in return for a share for the yield; a sharecropper.
    • huge autumn; a-tumble.
    • A disastrous failure; a fiasco.
    • a fall, a-tumble; see come a cropper
    • a breed of domestic pigeon with big crop
    • somebody who nurtures and gathers a crop
    • many different plant making an excellent collect
    • a device for cropping, in terms of shearing off bolts or pole metal, or for dealing with fabric.
    • One that crops.
    • multiple pigeon with a sizable crop; a pouter.
    • a device for cropping, in terms of shearing down bolts or rod metal, or even for dealing with cloth.
    • A fall on one's mind whenever driving at full-speed, as with searching; ergo, an abrupt failure or failure.
    • A breed of pigeons with a large crop. See pouter.
    • a device for facing cloth.
    • a strong hand-tool for cutting off bolts or metal rods.
    • A plant which furnishes a crop: skilled by large or small, heavy or light, etc.
    • one that increases a crop or crops on shares; one that cultivates land because of its owner in consideration of part of the crop.
    • A fall, as from horseback; particularly, a fall where the driver is tossed neck and crop on the horse's mind; ergo, failure in an undertaking.
    • a little bed-and-platen printing-press conceived by George P. Gordon (1858) of the latest York, but called through the machinist (H. S. Cropper) just who introduced it into Great Britain.
    • little farmers and tenants

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