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share milker Line breaks: share milk¦er

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Definition of share milker in English:


A person who works another’s dairy farm for a share of the profits, often owning all or part of the herd of cows.
Example sentences
  • Then the share milker brought in a mongrel flop-eared thing, and he called his Sheila McSweeny.
  • Alastair and Sharon are share milkers on a farm just outside Dunsandel on the Canterbury plain.
  • Children attend this school whose parents are share milkers, farm labourers, horse trainers and horse breeders.
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