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Synonyms for cropper

small farmers and tenants

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New cropping machines were introduced which meant more money and more production for mill owners, and less money for the skilled croppers.
Former ambulanceman Peter Litster told the court in Birchwood Park, Warrington, all emergency ambulances were equipped with a rescue box, which included a hacksaw, rope, a wrecking bar and the industrial bolt croppers.
On July 13 at Ash Road North on the Wrexham Industrial Estate he used bolt croppers to remove a lock of a trailer which was actually hooked up to another vehicle.
Now she has written A Perfect Duet: The Diary of Roy and Hayley Cropper, which gathers together all of Roy and Hayley's storylines in one place.
Thieves forced open the garage door and used bolt croppers to steal the bike, which is custom built and orange, with the words Orange Crush written on the frame.
2003 Tracy Barlow tries to blackmail Croppers claiming Roy had fathered her child
The department also prodded sugar beet and onion croppers to take precautions against hail winds.
But it was stolen by thieves who cut the padlock shackle with a pair of bolt croppers.
But in their absence, the little tearaway has been telling the Croppers tall tales about his treatment at their hands.
A neighbour of the Croppers testified that she saw Pitman outside the house on the evening of the murders.
Although studies of similar groups like the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union and the Alabama Share Croppers' Union exist, little attention has been given to the Louisiana Farmers' Union.
So we headed up the road to Marsh and the Croppers Arms where Nigel Saxton is one of town's longest serving landlords, having chalked up more than a quarter of a century.
COMING A CROPPER? 2001 Hayley's arrested protecting Wayne from abusive father 2003 Tracy Barlow tries to blackmail Croppers claiming Roy had fathered her child 2007 Hayley tracks down her son Christian, who rejects her and heads abroad 2010 Law change means the Croppers' union can be officially recognised
But his motorbike was stolen by thieves who cut the padlock shackle with a pair of bolt croppers.
It is the second tragedy to strike the family following the death of the Croppers' only son, Devanand, 20, who died of a rare heart condition, while studying at the London School of Economics in 1998.