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cropper


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cropper  \Crop"per\  (kr?p"p?r),  n. 
  1.  One  that  crops. 
 
  2.  A  variety  of  pigeon  with  a  large  crop;  a  pouter. 
 
  3.  (Mech.)  A  machine  for  cropping,  as  for  shearing  off  bolts 
  or  rod  iron,  or  for  facing  cloth. 
 
  4.  A  fall  on  one's  head  when  riding  at  full  speed,  as  in 
  hunting;  hence  a  sudden  failure  or  collapse.  [Slang.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cropper 
  n  :  small  farmers  and  tenants  [syn:  {sharecropper},  {sharecrop 
  farmer}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Cropper,  KY 
  Zip  code(s):  40057 




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