Share and share alike



Mete out or partake of something equally, as in Mom told the children to share and share alike with their Halloween candy. This term, first recorded about 1566, alluded to the equal apportioning of spoils and soon was broadened to include equal sharing in the costs of a venture and other undertakings or possessions.

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    [shair-krop-er] /ˈʃɛərˌkrɒp ər/ noun 1. a tenant farmer who pays as rent a share of the crop. sharecropper /ˈʃɛəˌkrɒpə/ noun 1. (mainly US) a farmer, esp a tenant farmer, who pays over a proportion of a crop or crops as rent

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    verb (used with or without object), sharecropped, sharecropping. 1. to farm as a sharecropper. verb -crops, -cropping, -cropped 1. (mainly US) to cultivate (farmland) as a sharecropper sharecropping definition A system of farming that developed in the South after the Civil War, when landowners, many of whom had formerly held slaves, lacked the cash to […]



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