Definitions

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  • n. The agricultural work done on a farm.

Etymologies

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farm +‎ work

Examples

  • When farmwork was slack we were sent on the road that was being built by

    Stan Prout

  • The farmwork was rarely done by family members because the farm was a big corporation now.

    So Much Pretty

  • They were calloused, these hands, rough and dry with the scars of farmwork.

    Spellbound

  • The pre-1914 Jewish immigrants received some of their agricultural training from their Arab neighbors, with whom they also traded produce and whom they sometimes hired to assist in farmwork.

    The Chosen Peoples

  • Not only were they losing ownership of the land, but the “conquest of labor” policy also excluded them from paid farmwork, the next best thing.

    The Chosen Peoples

  • I have a sneaking suspicion that a nasty wound like this—especially one associated with farmwork—will not go over all that well.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

  • Still, hours of farmwork tested that stamina, and by the end of the day I was thinking of nothing more than a bath and bed.

    The Season of Risks

  • When not doing farmwork, he was hurling a rubber ball against the side of a shed or pitching to his father in the barn.

    Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller, 92, dies

  • Few parts of farmwork are more laborious than lifting an 8-inch-wide pipe from of a trailer and putting it in place on the ground, one after another for half a mile or more.

    Greening the nation's agricultural heartland

  • She left Val once while she was carrying her first child because he had shouted harshly at her younger brother; they reconciled after Bonna Rose known as Jerry was born in 1930.5 She did the farmwork, but her predilection was for learning and conversation, so she returned to the classroom when Jerry started school.

    Raymond Carver

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