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  • n. Plural form of forewoman.


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  • Some qualified for positions as teachers, factory forewomen, or supervisors at other institutions, such as the Temple Emanuel Sisterhood Day Nursery and the Jewish Industrial Home for Girls in Philadelphia.

    Clara De Hirsch Home for Working Girls.

  • Such as he saw at work were noticeably inferior in physique to the few gaily dressed managers and forewomen who were directing their labours.

    When the Sleeper Wakes

  • She spoke of the place as of a home; there were so many people she knew there, superintendents and forewomen and attendants, it had been dull and empty to come back here again, and hard to find herself altogether cut off from the life and society she had been accustomed to.

    The Growth of the Soil

  • In these factories the forewomen were German civilians in contact with the internees and able to speak to them.

    Commandant of Auschwitz

  • There were two forewomen — pretty, freckled-faced Tess and the masculine Winnie.

    Working With the Working Woman

  • She said there were chances to make big wages there, because forewomen and draping hands were wanted more and girls who had anything in them had a better show than in a little place.

    The Workingman's Paradise An Australian Labour Novel

  • Everyone, including foremen and forewomen, is encouraged to make suggestions which, if of value, will be eligible for the prizes mentioned above (excepting those sent in by foremen and forewomen).

    The Food of the Gods A Popular Account of Cocoa

  • The forewomen also conform to this arrangement, but wear washing dresses of blue cotton to distinguish them from the girls.

    The Food of the Gods A Popular Account of Cocoa

  • A private dining-room is provided for the forewomen.

    The Food of the Gods A Popular Account of Cocoa

  • A study of the previous experience of foremen and forewomen made by the survey shows that they come from nearly every department of the factory.

    Wage Earning and Education


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