Definition of Section hand
1. Noun. A laborer assigned to a section gang.
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Literary usage of Section hand
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1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1916)
"App. 81, 85 SW 62; —$10000—section hand—earned $1.25 per day—no showing by the ... 78; —$10000 reduced to $8000—section hand—left surviving five minor ..."
2. American-Japanese Relations: An Inside View of Japan's Policies and Purposes by Kiyoshi Karl Kawakami (1912)
"1.47 (day) Section foreman (Oregon Railroad) 1.91 (day) section hand (Oregon Railroad) 1.75 (day) Section foreman (Columbia and Fuget Sound section hand ..."
3. American-Japanese Relations: An Inside View of Japan's Policies and Purposes by Kiyoshi Karl Kawakami (1912)
"1.47 (day) Section foreman (Oregon Railroad) 1.91 (day) section hand (Oregon ... 2.16- 2.33 (day) Section foreman (Washington and Columbia section hand ..."
4. A Day with a Tramp: And Other Days by Walter Augustus Wyckoff (1901)
"... A SECTION-HAND ON THE UNION PACIFIC RAILWAY IT cost five cents to go from Council Bluffs to Omaha in the summer of 1892. That was the toll of a foot ..."
5. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1909)
"MASTER AND SERVANT (§ 198*)-WHO ABI "FELLOW SERVANTS" — section hand AND SECTION FOREMAN OB ... The plaintiff was a section hand employed by the defendant, ..."