- miner's anemia,
- miner's dial,
- miner's inch,
- miner's lettuce,
- miner's lung
Origin of miner
Examples from the Web for miner
If a woman wants to be a teacher rather than a miner, or a veterinarian rather than a petroleum engineer, more power to her.
“She called me a couple of years before she died,” Miner said.
“Hers is not a story about a victim but a protagonist that makes bad choices,” Miner says.
Stanley also took on the cases of the mother and siblings of a miner killed at Upper Big Branch.Laurence Leamer on Coal Baron Donald Blankenship’s Downfall|Laurence Leamer|May 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The miner does that journey to and fro, and sandwiched in between there are seven and a half hours of savage work.
Fred found he could easily keep up with the small animal, and the miner chatted pleasantly until they came to New Strike.The Young Treasure Hunter|Frank V. Webster
A miner's son is chosen to shake Europe, and a cobbler to kindle anew the missionary fires of Christendom.Quiet Talks on Power|S.D. Gordon
In this way the miner travels in succession over every point of his field, and can pourtray its basin-shape most minutely.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
Wesley never had a more earnest follower than this miner of St. Just.Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines|R.M. Ballantyne
"I reckon I can stop that," was the miner's laconic comment.The Tyranny of the Dark|Hamlin Garland
late 13c., from Old French minour (13c.), from miner "to mine" (see mine (n.1)).