Definition of Labourer

1. Noun. Someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor.

Definition of Labourer

1. Noun. (British spelling) (alternative spelling of laborer) ¹

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Definition of Labourer

1. laborer [n -S] - See also: laborer

Lexicographical Neighbors of Labourer

labour camp
labour camps
labour complications
labour force
labour of love
labour onset
labour presentation
labour union
labour unions
laboured respiration
labourer (current term)
labours of love

Literary usage of Labourer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by Parish Register Society, London, London Parish Register Society, Florida State Historical Society, Deland, Deland Florida State Historical Society, Reparations Commission, North Carolina Historical Commission, Yorkshire Philosophical Society, Yorkshire (1906)
"David, s. of John & Anne Davies, labourer, near Racecourse, b. June 5 bap. „ July 18. ... Thomas, s. of John & Elizabeth Roberts, labourer, Erw Ddy, b. ..."

2. A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and by John Ramsey McCulloch, Vethake, Henry (1852)
"It shall be lawful for any apprenticed labourer to purr has« his or her discharge front such apprenticeship, even without the consent, <>r tn opposition, ..."

3. Capital: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx (1906)
"THE DETAIL labourer AND HIS IMPLEMENTS. If we now go more into detail, it is, in the first place, clear that a labourer who all his life performs one and ..."

4. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania State Library (1854)
"McClarin, James, labourer, Springfield, Chester Co. ... McCart, John, distiller & labourer, ... Meredith, John, labourer, of New Brittain, Bucks Co. ..."

5. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"THE labourer AND THE NIGHTINGALE A labourer lay listening to a Nightingale's ... The labourer let him loose, and he flew up to a branch of a tree and said: ..."

6. The Evolution of Modern Germany by William Harbutt Dawson (1911)
"... migration—The " land-flight" of the . labourer and its causes—the effect of machinery in increasing seasonal labour—Conditions of rural life—Housing and ..."

7. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1907)
"... Cl<-rk labourer .1 u (iu List of Passengers of the Ship Susan, of and for New York, sworn at Dublin, 28 March, 1804. Patrick Glenning aged 22 Fair, ..."

8. A Manual of Political Economy for Schools and Colleges by James Edwin Thorold Rogers (1869)
"of a labourer's maintenance is matter of general habit or tradition. ... He can dictate the quantity and kind of food which a labourer shall consume only ..."

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