garment-worker love

Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who makes garments

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "I live in one of those old-lady garment-worker socialist buildings which has now gone capitalist," she said from the Lower East Side.

    Eight Day Week

  • No one can suppose that every Greek boy desires to become a shoeblack, or that every Scandinavian girl is fitted for domestic service and for nothing else; that every Slavic Jewess should become a garment-worker; that every Italian man should work on the roads; that the Lithuanian and Hungarian, no matter what their training or their ability, should be compelled to go into the steel-rolling mills.

    The Trade Union Woman

  • After many years spent as a garment-worker, she became a teacher in the Manhattan Trade School for Girls.

    The Trade Union Woman

  • Her youth had slipped away, and her strength had been sapped by weary years as an ill-paid garment-worker, so that exposure to cold and wet found her power of resistance gone, and a few weeks later she was no more.

    The Trade Union Woman

  • Villaraigosa's CRA board is spending $46,000 to lure garment-worker jobs paying just $16,000

    LA Weekly | Complete Issue

  • Villaraigosa's CRA board is spending $46,000 to lure garment-worker jobs paying just

    LA Weekly | Complete Issue

  • The dutiful son sends most of his $562 checks back home to his garment-worker mother, somehow not enraged by the Stanford-grad teammate who was signed for one million dollars.

    Village Voice - The most recent 10 stories

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