Definitions

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  • n. A person who is in charge of a small group of workers; a lesser foreman

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Examples

  • After all there's a wee joke waiting to be appointed to the post in Malawi, when it's convenient to him, his chargehand you know the wee chubby one who is used as a floor cloth every Thursday and his real boss, the sneaky, unelected and failed prime minister.

    General Dannatt = Government of all the talents?

  • Fingool MacKishgmard Obesume Burgearse Benefice, He was bowen hem and scrapin him in recolcitrantament to the right-about And these probenopubblicoes clamatising for an extinsion on his hostillery With his chargehand bombing their eres.

    Finnegans Wake

  • TescoWorkfare 18 November 2011 8:51PM beefeater 18 November 2011 8:52PM chargehand 18 November 2011 8:52PM

    The Guardian World News

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