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  • n. Plural form of workingman.


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  • Also, I rent two rooms in workingmen's houses in different quarters of the city.

    Chapter 12: The Bishop

  • On the other hand, they seemed awkward and uncoordinated, and although they dressed in workingmen's clothes and in workingmen's heavy boots, with their slight physiques, slender wrists, and soft hands, they were definitely not the hard-muscled and athletic working men that my father and my uncles prided themselves in being.

    I Never Was

  • In addition to that, let me point out that, to replace her losses in workingmen after the War France imported three million workers from other countries.

    A Royalist Fiasco

  • Still, Wilson was too keen an observer not to notice a rising disaffection in camp with the IWW, which yet again had called workingmen out on strike against long odds, asking them to risk the starvation of their wives and children for uncertain gain.


  • From his stories it was clear that the life of the workingmen was the same everywhere.


  • All the workingmen are our comrades; all the rich, all the authorities are our foes.


  • You, Bastian, get quickly my Lüttich rifle, the one that's loaded -- then call the workingmen -- have them armed -- to -- where was it, Möller?

    The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Volume 09 Friedrich Hebbel and Otto Ludwig

  • Here, in these houses offered to the people, the maintenance is confided to a hundred or so workingmen, that is, to all the occupants of the building.

    The Montessori Method

  • If the wages of the workingmen were the same in all pursuits, the deficit caused by the proprietor's tax would be felt equally everywhere; but also the cause of the evil would be so apparent, that it would soon be discovered and suppressed.

    What is Property? An Inquiry into the Principle of Right and of Government.

  • If any "workingmen" think that there is a large or powerful class in this country opposed to the interests of labor, they should at once dismiss the notion, and look further for the cause of their troubles.

    Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, September, 1878


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