Definition of Labourers

1. Noun. (plural of labourer) ¹



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Definition of Labourers

1. labourer [n] - See also: labourer

Lexicographical Neighbors of Labourers

labour camp
labour camps
labour complications
labour force
labour of love
labour onset
labour presentation
labour union
labour unions
labouratory
laboured
laboured respiration
labouredly
labourer
labourers (current term)
labourest
laboureth
labouring
labourious
labouriously
labourless
labourous
labourously
labours
labours of love
laboursaving
labourshed
laboursheds
laboursome

Literary usage of Labourers

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

1. The Political History of England by William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole (1905)
"Ac- CHAP, cordingly Edward and his council at once strove to remedy xvn- the lack of labourers by ordinances that harvesters and other f workmen ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1850)
"He should first of all advert to the state of the labourers in his own ... He could state that the wages of those labourers had of late been reduced ..."

3. The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of George the by Thomas Erskine May (1871)
"•Six labourers had been tried at Dorchester for adminis- The DOE- tering unlawful oaths, and were sentenced labourers. to transportation.1 The unionists ..."

4. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1836)
"A man could not be obtained to work job work at less than three shillings a-day. Are there many Irish labourers in the parish ? ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The explanation of this narrower usage is that in most occupations hired labourers are more numerous than self-employing workers, and that among ..."

6. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1887)
"Skilled labourers earn from 6d. to 8d. per day, and unskilled labourers 2^d. to 3d. per day. Trade and Commerce.—The manufactures of Sambalpur are few and ..."

7. A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and by John Ramsey McCulloch, Vethake, Henry (1852)
"ny such apprenticed labourers injuring or tending to the injury of the properly of any employer, and for t he suppression ..."

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