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Field hand   /fild hænd/   Listen
Field hand

A hired hand on a farm.  Synonyms: farm worker, farmhand, fieldhand.

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"Field hand" Quotes from Famous Books

... to be set such statements as this made by Frederick Law Olmsted, after many months of travel in the South: "The field hand negro is on an average a very poor and a very bad creature, much worse than I had supposed before I had seen him and grown familiar with his stupidity, indolence, duplicity, and sensuality. He seems to be ...
— The Negro and the Nation - A History of American Slavery and Enfranchisement • George S. Merriam

Words linked to "Field hand" :   farm worker, dairyman, hired hand, hired man, gleaner, fieldhand, farmerette, waterer, ploughman, dairymaid, harvester, plower, milkmaid, weeder, plowman, farmhand, picker, reaper, hand

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