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cotton-picking

An intensifier used to express one's anger or frustration. Oh, he's just a cotton-picking fool—don't listen to a word he says!
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cotton-pickin’

verb

cotton-picking

and cotton-pickin’
mod. worthless; damned. (Folksy.) Who is this cotton-picking bigwig pushing us around?
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Later, the cotton picking women staged a demonstration outside the KPC.
Rain([rain.sub.i]): Cotton fiber is very sensitive to water, when the rain and snow weather, if you are not able to remove moisture timely, can also cause cotton color yellow, the lower the quality, but in the cotton picking period, in the rain and snow weather situation, showing sporadic characteristics, even if there is rain, has little effect on the quality of cotton in grade sunny conditions.
A number of features of the labour arrangements around cotton picking are associated with farmers' need for an assured supply of continuous labour.
They are involved in a number of on-farm agricultural and related activities such as weeding, hoeing, grass cutting, cotton picking, animal grazing, milking etc.
Late sowing amid delayed sugarcane crushing, extended cotton picking, unfavourable weather (rising temperatures at further compounded the impact of water shortages pre-harvesting period) and weakened wheat seed size led to decline in the yield in Punjab.
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After a hard day's cotton picking, he'd hop in a stretch limo, head back to the five star hotel, chuck a television set in the swimming pool, then grope a gaggle of groupies.
Like it or not it meant "grabbing fleecy staple" or cotton picking in early September.
We follow them picking up any kind of employment as they go, from cotton picking, to bootlegging to lion hunting and getting into minor adventures along the way.
"When the cotton picking machine came in, from 1944 up until 1970, this country refugeed five million black people into all of the urban areas of the country," Moses tells the crowd.
With the crop's maturity came the aching backs, bruised knees, and bloodied fingers resulting from fast and efficient cotton picking. The harvested cotton was delivered to the nearest gin.
Playfully pushing each other, laughing and singing, they are clearly excited to be among the first to secure work for the annual eight week season of cotton picking. Harvesting of the feathery puffballs has begun.
Finally, on the screen, African American life is freed from the urban, from the cotton picking, from the tragic integrationist ladder-climbing.
Everything is here, the black church with its look and feel, the black child's anguish at being black, cotton picking season, and black community life.
Also the phutti (seed-cotton) arrivals slowed down as Hindu women involved in cotton picking operations in Sindh were busy in celebrating their religious festival called Satam.