Definition of Mill-hand
1. Noun. A workman in a mill or factory.
Specialized synonyms: Mill-girl
Generic synonyms: Working Man, Working Person, Workingman, Workman
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Literary usage of Mill-hand
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bradbury's Workmen's Compensation and State Insurance Law by Harry Bower Bradbury (1914)
"Rolling-mill hand able to work with glasses when vision impaired the compensation was therefore terminated. London & North-Western Railway v. ..."
2. Descriptions of Occupations by United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Employment Service (1918)
"BOEING MILL HAND, HORIZONTAL Mill BLAZE Description: The horizontal boring ... The boring mill hand should know the names, care, and use of the principal ..."
3. Literary Pilgrimages in New England to the Homes of Famous Makers of by Edwin Monroe Bacon (1902)
"Her early literary efforts when a cotton mill-hand. — Her later career. — " Hannah Binding Shoes." — Songs of the sea. — Birthplace of Wilson Flags- — His ..."
4. Journal of the American Asiatic Association by American Asiatic Association (1911)
".$26-28 $4.21 The Indian mill hand is noted for irregular attendance, ... The total income of a mill hand, including the earnings of his wife and children, ..."
5. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1883)
"The mill-hand regards the mill just as the owner does. ... Well, the result is this: The mill-hand regards his master as a luckier man than himself; but, ..."
6. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1914)
"Educate a Child and Spoil a Mill Hand It seems clear enough from these statistics that hi this case the wages offered to the child may form a considerable ..."
7. Infant Mortality: Results of a Field Study in Johnstown, Pa., Based on by Emma Duke (1915)
"Father a steel-mill hand. Mother aged 20 years. First and only pregnancy resulted in ... She has kidney trouble. Fair living conditions. Father a mill hand. ..."