Examples from the Web for laborer
Shadman started as a laborer, but within a year became an interpreter because he could speak English.
Anschutz, a non-drinker, was a 57-year-old laborer at a local moving company.
Yet, at the end of the season, the laborer has usually exhausted his wages and may be in debt to the planter.The Philippine Islands|Ramon Reyes Lala
When a geek prince hired out as a laborer for a year on Niflheim, he did so for only one purpose—to learn Terran technologies.Uller Uprising|Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
Sanders was the name on the pay-roll,—John Sanders, laborer.A Gentleman Vagabond and Some Others|F. Hopkinson Smith
The laborer may be led to despise his well-paid tasks and yearn for their ease, and thus become indolent.Usury|Calvin Elliott
Man is not in the world to work for himself; he is in the world to work for others, and the laborer is worthy of his hire.My Religion|Leo Tolstoy
Word Origin and History for laborer
mid-14c., "manual worker," especially an unskilled one, agent noun from labor (v.). Meaning "member of the working class, member of the lowest social rank" is from c.1400.