These croppers are the great bulk of the agricultural laborers.
And it is certainly well, though far from necessary, to avoid such 'croppers.'
Some of the croppers were drilling on the moor, and the boy had been placed as sentry.
The younger men for the most part worked as croppers in the factories in Marsden.
I know the croppers, for there were a score of them in my village, and a rough, wild lot they were.
Three croppers, Mellor, Thorpe and Smith, were denounced and brought to trial.
The latter retains out of their half whatever he has advanced the croppers.
And, yes, we went out with the harriers; I had never sat a horse when he jumped anything before, and I came a couple of croppers.
She was full of reminiscences of former "croppers" in the lives of the various members of her family.
The Croppers never openly defied her, but they did precisely as they pleased.