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Definition of Laborer

Laborer n. means: One who labors in a toilsome occupation; a person who does work that requires strength rather than skill, as distinguished from that of an artisan.

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Laborer n. means: One who labors in a toilsome occupation; a person who does work that requires strength rather than skill, as distinguished from that of an artisan.

Meaning of Laborer

Laborer (n.) means: One who labors in a toilsome occupation; a person who does work that requires strength rather than skill, as distinguished from that of an artisan.

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Day-laborer (n.): One who works by the day; -- usually applied to a farm laborer, or to a workman who does not work at any particular trade.

Navvy (n.): Originally, a laborer on canals for internal navigation; hence, a laborer on other public works, as in building railroads, embankments, etc.

Swinker (n.): A laborer.

Churl (n.): A rustic; a countryman or laborer.

Underlaborer (n.): An assistant or subordinate laborer.

Tasker (n.): One who performs a task, as a day-laborer.

Workman (n.): Hence, especially, a skillful artificer or laborer.

Tasker (n.): A laborer who receives his wages in kind.

Ploughman (n.): A rustic; a countryman; a field laborer.

Hine (n.): A servant; a farm laborer; a peasant; a hind.

Ranchman (n.): An owner or occupant of, or laborer on, a ranch; a herdsman.

Vinedresser (n.): One who cultivates, prunes, or cares for, grapevines; a laborer in a vineyard.

Lumper (n.): A laborer who is employed to load or unload vessels when in harbor.

Owe (v.): To have an obligation to (some one) on account of something done or received; to be indebted to; as, to iwe the grocer for supplies, or a laborer for services.

Work (n.): To carry on business; to be engaged or employed customarily; to perform the part of a laborer; to labor; to toil.

Laborer (n.): One who labors in a toilsome occupation; a person who does work that requires strength rather than skill, as distinguished from that of an artisan.

Peon (n.): A day laborer; a servant; especially, in some of the Spanish American countries, debtor held by his creditor in a form of qualified servitude, to work out a debt.

Heaver (n.): One who, or that which, heaves or lifts; a laborer employed on docks in handling freight; as, a coal heaver.

Coolie (n.): An East Indian porter or carrier; a laborer transported from the East Indies, China, or Japan, for service in some other country.

Worker (n.): One who, or that which, works; a laborer; a performer; as, a worker in brass.

Hard-handed (a.): Having hard hands, as a manual laborer.

Roustabout (n.): A laborer, especially a deck hand, on a river steamboat, who moves the cargo, loads and unloads wood, and the like; in an opprobrious sense, a shiftless vagrant who lives by chance jobs.

Deserve (v. t.): To earn by service; to be worthy of (something due, either good or evil); to merit; to be entitled to; as, the laborer deserves his wages; a work of value deserves praise.

Compensate (v. t.): To make equal return to; to remunerate; to recompense; to give an equivalent to; to requite suitably; as, to compensate a laborer for his work, or a merchant for his losses.

Hand (n.): An agent; a servant, or laborer; a workman, trained or competent for special service or duty; a performer more or less skillful; as, a deck hand; a farm hand; an old hand at speaking.

Tool (n.): An instrument such as a hammer, saw, plane, file, and the like, used in the manual arts, to facilitate mechanical operations; any instrument used by a craftsman or laborer at his work; an implement; as, the tools of a joiner, smith, shoe-maker, etc.; also, a cutter, chisel, or other part of an instrument or machine that dresses work.

Hard-fisted (a.): Having hard or strong hands; as, a hard-fisted laborer.

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Meaning of Day-laborer

Day-laborer means: One who works by the day; -- usually applied to a farm laborer, or to a workman who does not work at any particular trade.

Meaning of Navvy

Navvy means: Originally, a laborer on canals for internal navigation; hence, a laborer on other public works, as in building railroads, embankments, etc.

Meaning of Swinker

Swinker means: A laborer.

Meaning of Churl

Churl means: A rustic; a countryman or laborer.

Meaning of Underlaborer

Underlaborer means: An assistant or subordinate laborer.

Meaning of Tasker

Tasker means: One who performs a task, as a day-laborer.

Meaning of Workman

Workman means: Hence, especially, a skillful artificer or laborer.

Meaning of Tasker

Tasker means: A laborer who receives his wages in kind.

Meaning of Ploughman

Ploughman means: A rustic; a countryman; a field laborer.

Meaning of Hine

Hine means: A servant; a farm laborer; a peasant; a hind.

Meaning of Ranchman

Ranchman means: An owner or occupant of, or laborer on, a ranch; a herdsman.

Meaning of Vinedresser

Vinedresser means: One who cultivates, prunes, or cares for, grapevines; a laborer in a vineyard.

Meaning of Lumper

Lumper means: A laborer who is employed to load or unload vessels when in harbor.

Meaning of Owe

Owe means: To have an obligation to (some one) on account of something done or received; to be indebted to; as, to iwe the grocer for supplies, or a laborer for services.

Meaning of Work

Work means: To carry on business; to be engaged or employed customarily; to perform the part of a laborer; to labor; to toil.

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