[ noun ] (work) someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
Used in print(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)
Sarah_Gross , a dress_shop proprietor , paid $ 1020 to a masseur , and Mr._A. , a laborer , paid $ 4200 to a chiropractor for treatment with two fake health machines - the `` radioclast '' and the `` diagnometer '' .(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)
But it had , as was usual in southern cities of this sort , a Black_Bottom , a low region near the river where the Negroes lived - servants and laborers huddled_together in a region with no sewage save the river , where streets and sidewalks were neglected and where there was much poverty and crime .(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)
Not bulky laborers , but sinewy men .(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)
Mrs._Pastern undertook the work of going from house to house with the thoughtless resignation of an honest and traditional laborer .
workman muleteer hired_hand miner stevedore porter gravedigger hewer digger sprayer hod_carrier dishwasher cleaner lumberman wrecker rail-splitter sawyer section_hand drudge steeplejack yardman stoker woodcutter gandy_dancer day_laborer stacker agricultural_laborer bracero itinerant platelayer labor