fruit-picker

fruit-picker

n
a person or a tool that picks fruit from trees
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They give better satisfaction than the American fruit-pickers, too, and the Yankee grower is glad to get them.
The middle-aged woman was attracted by the prospect of earning 35-36 euros per day for six hours of work as a fruit-picker in the Spanish town of Moguer.
He also appeared in The Young Doctors when he was 12, but later took a number of odd jobs including stints as a fruit-picker, horse-wrangler, bingo-caller and singer before returning to acting.
Last week, a fruit-picker who twice shone a laser pen at the crew of a Tornado jet as it was trying to land at RAF Leuchars in Fife was sent to prison for four months.
A migrant fruit-picker with a ninth-grade education, born in Brooklyn and who grew up in Puerto Rico, Juan Melendez couldn't read or write English when he was arrested at age 33 for the 1983 murder of an Auburndale beauty school owner.
The man who started the fire, fruit-picker Robert Long, was portrayed at his trial as a loner with a hatred of backpackers.
Police had issued a national alert on Friday for Peter Ralph Boehmke, an itinerant fruit-picker, to appear in the Queensland Supreme Court trial of Ian Douglas Previte.
As much as Homer loves his surrogate father, he longs to stretch his wings and hitches a ride with soon-to-be married couple Candy (Charlize Theron) and Wally (Paul Rudd), going to work as a fruit-picker in the orchards under the supervision of domineering Mr Rose (Delroy Lindo).
I fail to see the moral dierence between a Rumanian coming to work as a fruit-picker in Gloucestershire if he/she chooses, and myself deciding to up sticks and take a teaching job in, say, Aberystwyth.
Fruit-picker Robert Long was later jailed for life for deliberately starting the fire at the 100-year-old timber building, but investigations also uncovered safety breaches that could have contributed to spreading the flames.
Five witnesses relived the horror of the blaze on June 23 at the Palace Backpackers' Hostel in Childers, south-east Queensland, at an evidentiary hearing for a fruit-picker accused of starting the fire.
Meanwhile, police said the search was continuing for 37-year-old Robert Paul Long, a 37-year-old fruit-picker who was seen standing next to a burning wastepaper bin at the hostel an hour before the blaze early on Friday.