Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of yardman.

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Examples

  • Jerry ... we have two "yardmen" that generally work around our place in Ajijic about 5 hours a week (or a total of 10 hours a week based on 2 men x 5 hours).

    Yard Man wages

  • I never knew any black people who were not servants or yardmen.

    The Convict and Other Stories

  • The dark-skinned employees—maids retrieving the trash cans from the curb, yardmen with ear protectors clamped on their heads operating mowers and leaf blowers, hod carriers and framers constructing an extension on a house—were all foreigners, not the repressed and indigenous people Somerset Maugham and George Orwell and Graham Greene had described in their accounts of life inside dying European and British empires.

    Rain Gods

  • The dark-skinned employees—maids retrieving the trash cans from the curb, yardmen with ear protectors clamped on their heads operating mowers and leaf blowers, hod carriers and framers constructing an extension on a house—were all foreigners, not the repressed and indigenous people Somerset Maugham and George Orwell and Graham Greene had described in their accounts of life inside dying European and British empires.

    Rain Gods

  • The dark-skinned employees—maids retrieving the trash cans from the curb, yardmen with ear protectors clamped on their heads operating mowers and leaf blowers, hod carriers and framers constructing an extension on a house—were all foreigners, not the repressed and indigenous people Somerset Maugham and George Orwell and Graham Greene had described in their accounts of life inside dying European and British empires.

    Rain Gods

  • The Tallahassee White Citizens Council, the Klan for middle-class people, asked Governor Collins to declare a state of emergency: the main emergency being that maids and yardmen now had to be picked up by their employers.

    Dream State

  • Not a chance, it's 1950 all over again with college-educated stay-at-home moms, four kids in private school, a Mercedes SUV, a pompous 35-year Dad who never comes home except for his sons 'baseball games, maids, yardmen, the whole shebang.

    Jamie Johnson: The "Diversity" of Wasp Clubs: Jamie Johnson

  • Once a family neighborhood where children played, Gulf Gate was home now to many older couples and widows, who kept their shades drawn and hired yardmen to mow their lawns and prune their glossy-leafed trees into round orbs that looked like green plastic.

    Every Breath You Take

  • Almost every white family employed one or more black women, men and children as farm hands, house servants, yardmen, gardeners and drivers.

    CLEAR PICTURES

  • Almost every white family employed one or more black women, men and children as farm hands, house servants, yardmen, gardeners and drivers.

    CLEAR PICTURES

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