agricultural labourer

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Noun1.agricultural labourer - a person who tills the soil for a livingagricultural labourer - a person who tills the soil for a living
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
peasant - one of a (chiefly European) class of agricultural laborers
cropper, sharecrop farmer, sharecropper - small farmers and tenants
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In India, the typical work of the female agricultural labourer or cultivator is limited to less skilled jobs such as sowing, transplanting, weeding, irrigation, fertilizer application, plant protection, harvesting, winnowing, storing etc.
A senior police officer said the girl's father is an agricultural labourer and works in the field in which her body was found.
To many nineteenth-century English people, the word meant nothing significantly different from agricultural labourer, although other usages implied notions of independent subsistence production.
When I was a boy my mother was delivering milk from a horse and cart, my father was an agricultural labourer driving a tractor and at times I would collect eggs from the chickens of neighbours when they went on holiday.
Agricultural labourer is the second largest category of total workers in Punjab.
They are given this right strictly on the understanding that they will do all in their power to see that the agricultural labourer is put to the best use, and that any surplus on a farm will be moved to another place where it is urgently required.
He left school before he was 12 and followed in his father's footsteps as an agricultural labourer, working with horses.
An important aspect of this dilemma, which has not been explored and forms the subject of this study, is how government addressed the needs of the other large sector also historically dependent on eking its living from working the land, the hired agricultural labourer.
There may be observations that this collection dealing with the "rural poor" is actually about the agricultural labourer (the two overlap but are not synonymous).
In the late 1980s, Masters moved to Lyonshall, Herefordshire, where he worked as an agricultural labourer and game keeper, moving from farm to farm.
So far the position of agricultural labourer is concerned they are in no better position than 18th century slaves working on forms in the Southern States of USA.
In 1861, she was a widow aged 67 who was struggling as a charwoman in Gravelly Hill, whilst her unmarried son was an agricultural labourer.

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