Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as fruitgatherer.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • After working first as a fruit-picker in Rehovot, she moved to the Weizmann Institute, where she was employed in the Preserves Department of its experimental station.

    Shoshana Werner.

  • The crowd in the tea-bar photo had something in common with Gertruida Baartman, a fruit-picker in South Africa on a farm that supplies Tesco.

    What's Going On

  • When you go to the store and choose a nice apple over a bruised one, you're not rejecting the fruit-picker, you're rejecting THE APPLE.

    Fragile: Contains Dreams. Please Do Not Bend, Fold, or Crush.

  • Daytona Stud Farm was fined R25000, with R10,000 suspended, for employing 13-year-old Waronice van Wyk as a fruit-picker.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Name what I can do to earn a living for us—quick, list the jobs I can get other than a dishwasher, a fruit-picker, a short-order cook—will any of those put me through college, and then through med school?

    Flowers in the Attic

  • Name what I can do to earn a living for us-quick, list the jobs I can get other than a dishwasher, a fruit-picker, a short-order cook-will any of those put me through college, and then through med school?

    Flowers In The Attic

  • For fruit picking, with tall trees, the wire-fingered fruit-picker, secured to the end of

    Home Vegetable Gardening — a Complete and Practical Guide to the Planting and Care of All Vegetables, Fruits and Berries Worth Growing for Home Use

  • Like you, Anon. with 7 children I am the mother of 10 AND a fruit-picker.

    RORATE CÆLI

  • To reiterate something I have noted on multiple times: these are people willing to risk an unpleasant death for the possibility of coming to America for a job as a gardener, fruit-picker, fast food restaurant janitor, and so forth.

    Jihad Monitor

  • And I found out I was a fruit-picker in the old South.

    Ottawa Sun

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