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cropper

1. 
a. a cutting machine for removing the heads from castings and ingots
b. a guillotine for cutting lengths of bar or strip
2. a machine for shearing the nap from cloth
3. a variety of domestic pigeon with a puffed-out crop
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When Potts, 42, Mercer, 37, and 36-year-old Cropper realised that the incident had been caught on their club's security camera, they hatched a plan to blackmail multi-millionaire Crowe.
Camp Cropper has been in the news before, albeit on the fringes rather than in the headlines.
Mark Cropper said: "I am very fortunate to be taking over at a genuinely exciting time in our company's history.
The acclaimed music magazine Mojo placed Cropper at number two in its list of the greatest all-time guitarists, just behind Jimi Hendrix.
Ms Cropper had been found dead in the flat in Royal Terrace at 5.
Cropper brings substantial energy experience to the Partnership, and has worked in various executive management and governance roles in the energy industry throughout his career.
Roy Cropper (David Neilson) gets anxious as he Roy Cropper (David Neilson) gets anxious as he |prepares to scatter Hayley's ashes in Blackpool
Mark Cropper, Chairman of James Cropper, said: "I'm sure this is the first time New York has been overrun by paper dogs, so we're proud to be making history.
The Animals were on stage for two hours, joined after the first by Steve Cropper, left, who helped form Booker T and the MGs and who co-wrote iconic songs such as (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay, In The Midnight Hour and Knock On Wood.
Standing out front will be the man who could easily lay claim to the title of Mr Soul - illustrious guitarist/writer/producer Steve Cropper.
Ms Cropper, 47, was found dead in a flat in Royal Terrace on Thursday, September 10, this year.