n.1.The work of a coal miner who is paid by a share of his product.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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On Monday he trains with the country's other leading players at the Scottish Institute of Sport and Tuesday is fitness and pitchwork with Western.
Chief executive Margaret Byrne said: "The club has invested a significant sum into pitchworks over the summer and we are confident that it is in first-class condition.
Measurements were carried out in Scicon PCQuirer and Pitchworks.