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stoop labor

noun
1.
the physical labor associated with the cultivation or picking of crops in farm fields, especially as performed by poorly paid, unskilled workers.
Origin of stoop labor
1945-1950
First recorded in 1945-50
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stoop labor

Back-bending manual work, especially farm work. For example, They had us picking peas all day, and that's too much stoop labor. [ First half of 1900s ]
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