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Definitions of laborer
someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
One who labors in a toilsome occupation; a person who does work that requires strength rather than skill, as distinguished from that of an artisan. Webster Dictionary DB
One who labors: one who does work requiring little skill. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
One who does hard or rough work. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
One who lives by manual labor. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
One who, as a means of livelihood, performs work and labor for those who employ him. Oliver v. Macon Hardware Co., OS Ga. 2-10. 25 S. E. 403, 5S Am. St. Rep. 300; Rlancliard v. Railway Co., S7 Me. 241, 32 Atl. S90; Iu re Ho King (D. C.) 14 Fed. 725; Collin v. Reynolds, 37 N. T. 04G; Weymouth v. Sanborn, 43 N. H. 171, 80 Am. Dec. 144; Epps v. Epps, 17 111. App. 201. In English statutes, this term is generally understood to designate a servant employed in husbandry or manufactures, and not dwelling in the home of his employer. Wharton; Mozley & Whitley. A laborer, as the word is used in the Pennsylvania act of 1872, giving a certain preference of lien, is one who performs, with his own hands, the contract which he makes with his employer. Appeal of Weutroth, 82 Pa. 409. thelawdictionary.org
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