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farm hand

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noun
  1. a person who works on a farm, especially a hired worker; hired hand.
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Origin of farm hand

First recorded in 1835–45
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Examples from the Web for farm hand

Historical Examples

  • He turned to his farm-hand who was reading the other half of the paper.

    O Pioneers!

    Willa Cather

  • I will be a farm-hand, and I promise you that Sans-Souci will follow my example.

  • But the carriage-driver of another family is himself also a farm-hand.

  • The future of the farm-hand in America is still very hopeful.

  • That would have been a fit setting for a farm-hand, or a carrier, or some other wearer of fustian.

    King of the Air

    Herbert Strang


British Dictionary definitions for farm hand

farm hand

noun
  1. a person who is hired to work on a farm
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