bindlestiff

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bin·dle·stiff

 (bĭn′dl-stĭf′)
n.
A hobo, especially one who carries a bedroll.

[bindle, bundle (probably from German dialectal bindel, from Middle High German bündel, from binden, to bind, from Old High German binten; see bhendh- in Indo-European roots) + stiff.]
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HOBOES, BINDLESTIFFS, FRUIT TRAMPS, AND THE HARVESTING OF THE WEST
HOBOES: BINDLESTIFFS, FRUIT TRAMPS, AND THE HARVESTING OF THE WEST provides an outstanding history considering the relationship between works and owners and the migrant agricultural workers who come from around the world to work factory fields.
One of Indispensable Outcasts's considerable strengths is the manner in which Higbie weaves the Wobblies into the fabric of the whole book, rather than confining them to the typical chapter on unionization drives and free speech fights among the bindlestiffs.
The first of these films will be writer-director Andrew Edison's ground-breaking high school comedy BINDLESTIFFS.
The first of these films will bewriter-director Andrew Edison's groundbreaking high school comedy BINDLESTIFFS.