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overlooker

(ˈəʊvəˌlʊkə)
n
another word (less common) for overseer1
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As he grew old he attached himself to the son as he had done to the father, and by degrees became a kind of overlooker of a house in which his remarkable integrity, his acknowledged sobriety, and a thousand other virtues useless to enumerate, gave him an eternal place by the fireside, with a right of inspection over the domestics.
Mr Rokesmith again explained; defining the duties he sought to undertake, as those of general superintendent, or manager, or overlooker, or man of business.
The individual members of this class, however, are being constantly hurled down into the proletariat by the action of competition, and, as modern industry develops, they even see the moment approaching when they will completely disappear as an independent section of modern society, to be replaced, in manufactures, agriculture and commerce, by overlookers, bailiffs and shopmen.
richardLittlewood's |pictures, clockwise from top left: Jennifer, mender at Almondbury Weaving; Paul unloading a dyepan at Yorkshire wool dyers in Milnsbridge; A loom at Bradbury contract fabrics, Britannia Mill, Longroyd Bridge; David, spinning overlooker at Spectrum Yarns, Slaithwaite, and Spa Mill, Slaithwaite, at night.
He was overlooker in a woodbine distribution one day, and as we were passing he called to know if we thought cooks had only souls and no swallow.
In 1890 these were the fines issued by Mr Plunket for the Eston Drift Mines: 2/6 for arriving late for work, 10/- for damaging machinery, 1/- for smoking, 2/6 for quarreling or striking a workmate and dismissal for using disrespectful language to the manager, foreman or overlooker.
When he finds Teena, an overlooker at the local lingerie factory, singing at a talent night his passport to stardom has arrived and he takes her under his wing.
Evidently The Overlooker is not reading the previous notes/orders and is lapsing into The Replicater's habits.
any workman striking or otherwise abusing an overlooker [is] to lose his or there place.
One overlooker testified before the Factory Commission that "I have nothing to do with quantity.