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  • n. Plural form of fieldhand.

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Examples

  • When you begin the 2nd Generation game, any Tame Monsters who work as 'fieldhands' will be able to perform efficiently and two Monsters from the 1st Generation set to the task of watering your Crops can cover the entire field each day.

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  • Perhaps the most vivid recollection of my youth is that of being flogged by the local wheelmen, along with the fieldhands, the postman, and a young Tennessee Williams.

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  • In 1942 the citizens of Hearne petitioned the federal government to build the camp, believing that the prisoners could work on local cotton, onion, and peanut farms while the town's regular fieldhands went off to war.

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  • At harvest - time Withen made it a point of spending one day with each of his tenants and several days with his own fieldhands, working beside them.

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  • Much was he there in the months that followed, both at Heorot and widely among yeomen, chapmen, or common fieldhands, workers, sailors.

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  • "By no means do these Muslims represent the Negro masses -" That was the first worry, to reassure "good massa" that he had no reason to be concerned about his fieldhands in the ghettoes.

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  • It was the season of the year when all the fieldhands were engaged in plowing, and when he was three weeks old,

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  • Some question whether Chavez, who rallied fieldhands over low wages and exploitation, is relevant to Dallas history.

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  • But then, I was probably a welcome change after your nigger fieldhands ... gently, Annette dear, that fork is for dessert, not for stabbing ...

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

  • But then, I was probably a welcome change after your nigger fieldhands … gently, Annette dear, that fork is for dessert, not for stabbing … Anyway, we're not at Greystones now - and let me tell you, if your fat friend hadn't agreed to pay me, I'd be on my way to the British ministry this minute.

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

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