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Noun1.mill-hand - a workman in a mill or factorymill-hand - a workman in a mill or factory  
mill-girl - a girl who works in a mill
working man, working person, workingman, workman - an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
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So, early one morning in late 1836, the young mill-hand trudged eight miles through the snow to begin his medical studies.
Of course, our conditions are different from those of the early mill-hands, but the machine still dominates how we work.