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hired hand

n.
A paid employee, especially on a farm or ranch.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hired hand - a hired laborer on a farm or ranchhired hand - a hired laborer on a farm or ranch; "the hired hand fixed the railing"; "a ranch hand"
farm worker, farmhand, field hand, fieldhand - a hired hand on a farm
drover, herdsman, herder - someone who drives a herd
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
ranch hand - a hired hand on a ranch
hostler, ostler, stableboy, stableman, groom - someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses

hired hand

noun
Informal. One who is employed by another:
Informal: hire.
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hired hand

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At forty, he owned and, with the aid of two hired hands, worked an entire section of land.
The brutal conspiracy by hired hands to target the public prosecutor Hisham Barakat and assassinate him, where the corrupt and weak-willed forces of evil and tyranny conspired, could only be carried out by an unjust group that has shed innocent blood," said Judge Hassan Farid.
The owner of the ranch bought a vacant schoolhouse for the children of his hired hands.
Adams farmed 10 sections with 150 hired hands and more than 200 mules.
10AM This Western stars Kevin Costner and Robert Duvall and tells the story of a cattleman and his hired hands who are driving a herd cross country.
Perhaps if MPs realised that they are just hired hands and are bound by the same industrial laws they impose on others then we would be able to assess their value and, who knows, perhaps we the employers might actually believe they are worth more money.
The cops said that a 29-year-old man was snapping pics of the popstar and his crew when the singer's hired hands approached and demanded that the man delete all his photos.
Paul, who presents ITV series For The Love of Dogs, joins Brian May, wildlife presenter Chris Packham and Sir David Attenborough in trying to stop hired hands killing 70 per cent of badgers in the West Country.
Wolf called the winking levels of cooperation between the FBI, regional police, Department of Homeland Security and the banks' hired hands "Orwellian.
Alas, Creole cowboys Darryl and Peaches were less than impressed by their new hired hands from the UK.
Funnily enough, it is a scenario that has been repeated many times in our Town Hall, when taxpayer-funded council hired hands decide to depart with their six and seven figure golden goodbyes.
This very basic requirement, sadly, is not followed when it comes to selecting people to run towns, cities and countries with the present bunch of greenhorns relying heavily on their hired hands, armies of advisors, focus groups and string-pullers harbouring agendas of their own.