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CROPPER, contracts. One who, having no interest in the land, works it in consideration of receiving a portion of the crop for his labor. 2 Rawle, R. 12.

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Today the Croppers has an extensive menu and six en-suite rooms, but retains an excellent selection of hand-pumped ales and a weekly quiz night to keep the regulars happy.
He suggested the bolt croppers should have been tested.
Julie said: "Whatever happens next I'll always be proudest of lovely Mrs Cropper and in particular what we achieved in changing attitudes to transgender and in portraying possibly the most loving, faithful and steadfast couple in soap history.
Last night Mr Cropper's second cousin, Ormskirk councillor William Cropper, of Gorsuch Lane, Scarisbrick, said: ``It is a tragedy.
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The driver of the car got out of the car briefly and brandished a pair of bolt croppers before getting back into the car and driving off along Bucks Hill towards Stockingford.
A Street insider said: "The Croppers love having a child about and begin to dream of having him with them permanently.
It was also the home to many croppers who saw their futures disappearing because of the new machines.
Tracy, played by Kate Ford, will be seen sobbing after she eventually hands the tot over after taking pounds 25,000 from the Croppers.
Spen Valley Civic Society is inviting artists to come up with ideas for a two-metre high landmark as a fitting memorial to the croppers and other textile workers who fought for their livelihoods.
In one scene, when she is alone, Steve calls and Tracy confesses about the deal with the Croppers and that she is also secretly married to Roy.