Definitions

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  • n. Folk elements of the lives of workers.

Etymologies

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labor +‎ lore

Examples

  • For decades, he studied what he called laborlore: the work songs, slang, craft techniques and tales that helped to define the trade unions.

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  • Archie, as he was universally known, was a scholar of what he called "laborlore" - the expressive culture of working people.

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  • '60s and' 70s digging up and dusting off forgotten bits of what he called "laborlore" - legends, folksongs, and stories of individual workers.

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  • He coined the term "laborlore" and actively encouraged filmmakers, steel workers and pile drivers, among many others, to keep the stories of working people alive.

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