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- n. One who uses body strength instead of intellectual power to earn a wage, usually hourly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- 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
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who labors or works with body or mind, or both; specifically, one who is engaged in some toilsome physical occupation; in a more restricted sense, one who performs work which requires little skill or special training, as distinguished from a skilled workman; in the narrowest sense, such an unskilled workman engaged in labor other than that of a domestic servant, particularly in husbandry.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
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