sharemilker

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Etymology[edit]

share +‎ milker

Noun[edit]

sharemilker (plural sharemilkers)

  1. One who takes part in a sharemilking arrangement.
    • 1966, N. D. Thompson, The Sharemilkers: A Novel of the Waikato, page 99:
      Many of the houses that sharemilkers were expected to live in were little more than shacks, and it was quite evident that there wouldn't be any improvements made to them.
    • 2017, Wytske Chamberlain &, Ward Anseeuw, Inclusive Businesses in Agriculture, →ISBN, page 201:
      The principle of a sharemilk agreement is that the number of cows put in by the sharemilker remains the property of the sharemilker.