Definition of Foreladies

1. Noun. (plural of forelady) ¹



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Definition of Foreladies

1. forelady [n] - See also: forelady

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foreladies

foreken
forekidney
foreking
forekings
foreknew
foreknow
foreknowable
foreknower
foreknowing
foreknowingly
foreknowledge
foreknowledges
foreknown
foreknows
forel
foreladies (current term)
forelady
forelaid
forelain
foreland
forelands
forelay
forelays
forelead
foreleader
foreleaders
foreleg
forelegs
forelend
forelends

Literary usage of Foreladies

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1. Proceedings of National Convention by National Paper Box Manufacturers' Association (1919)
"foreladies are given stamps according to the production of their department. ... Foremen and foreladies of each department are instructed to see that all ..."

2. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1918)
"You tell me to go up there to the girls' dressing room, shove open the door and walk in is a part of his duty, when he has foreladies to stop it? ..."

3. The Clothing Workers of Chicago, 1910-1922 by Leo Wolman, Paul Wander, H. K. Herwitz, Eleanor Mack, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America Chicago Joint Board, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America Research Dept (1922)
"Bonuses would be given to foremen or foreladies for increasing the productivity of their shop, while if they did not get better results they would lose ..."

4. Minutes of Evidence by Canada Royal Commission on Civil Service, Royal Commission on Civil Service, Canada, J. W. Nelligan (1908)
"A. Yes. Q. Is there any girl paid more than $5.50 a week?—A. I think some in the bindery are paid $6. The foreladies receive more. ..."

5. The Working Force: The Second Work Manual of the Modern Foremanship Course by Hugo Diemer (1921)
"Even the foremen and foreladies were surprised and could not account for it. Finally the management looked into the matter and found that while the employes ..."

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