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labourer

General Crossword Questions for “labourer”

  • Manual worker
  • I work hard, putting party above monarch
  • Worker

Encyclopedia

  • A labourer is one of the construction trades, traditionally considered unskilled manual labor, as opposed to skilled labor.[clarification needed] In the division of labor, laborers have all blasting, hand tools, power tools, air tools, and small. — “Laborer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Ul labourer-douar zo un den hag a labour an douar. Gerioù all zo e brezhoneg : menajer, Peurvuiañ ne reer ket an anv a labourer-douar eus ur saver-loened. — “Labourer-douar - Wikipedia”, br.wikipedia.org
  • In ancient times the status of manual labourers was low, as most physical tasks were done by slaves. However, certain skilled labourers were seen as artisans, well-paid and could aspire to become influential citizens, especially via professional. — “Manual labour - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • The so celebrated art of divination amongst the Tuscans took its beginning thus: A labourer striking deep with his cutter into the earth, saw the demigod Tages ascend, with an infantine aspect, but endued with a mature and senile wisdom. — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne
  • I walked on away from the church till I reached one of the inhabited houses, with a patch of kitchen garden attached to it on which a labourer was at work. — “The Woman in White” by Wilkie Collins
  • Cut on one of these pillars we discovered the crude likeness of a mummy, by the head of which sat what appeared to be the figure of an Egyptian god, doubtless the handiwork of some old-world labourer in the mine. — “King Solomon's Mines” by H Rider Haggard
  • There was no traffic, no noise–only here and there a person to be seen, a labourer or sailor slinking round with their hands in their pockets. — “Hunger” by Knut Hamsun
  • I would not sink to be a labourer on the soil that had once been our own. — “Sybil” by Benjamin Disraeli
  • There was a labourer working at a fence round a plantation, on the borders of the grounds. — “Wuthering Heights” by Emily Bronte

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