Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who works in steel.

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Examples

  • I am a 51 yo ex republican - Veteran - steel-worker.

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  • It's 6:55 a.m., and the workers at the hospital across the alley from us are busy making steel-worker sort of noises already.

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  • He was a steel-worker, and he told me that the pipes were under the ground, waiting and growing.

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  • He was a steel-worker, and he told me that the pipes were under the ground, waiting and growing.

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  • But I have yet to meet a working miner, steel-worker, cotton-weaver, docker, navvy, or whatnot who was ‘ideologically’ sound.

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  • But I have yet to meet a working miner, steel-worker, cotton-weaver, docker, navvy, or whatnot who was ‘ideologically’ sound.

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  • The merchant, the lawyer, the clergyman, has education and privilege, he can wait and make his terms; but the miner, the steel-worker, the sweat-shop-toiler, has to sell his labor for what will keep him alive that day.

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  • In September, 1917, when I arrived in Petrograd, the average daily wage of a skilled industrial worker—for example, a steel-worker in the Putilov Factory—was about 8 rubles.

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  • And the result of that discernment and thrift is now furnishing an analogue for the conscious utilization of other waste -- waste of native capacity of the steel-worker for happiness and usefulness.

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  • Kyle Dubas's life story is worthy of a Bruce Springsteen tune: Kid grows up in a far-flung, blue-collar town learning the value of hard work from his steel-worker grandfather.

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