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hired hand

n.
A paid employee, especially on a farm or ranch.
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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
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hired hand

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

nLohnarbeiter(in) m(f)
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At forty, he owned and, with the aid of two hired hands, worked an entire section of land.
There were many mouths to feed and that meant sustenance farming for the family, hired hands, and livestock.
There are many insecure zero-hours contracts, where hired hands work in intolerable conditions for global mega companies who pay less in tax than the high street giants they are putting out of business.
My daughters would work in the field, I'd shuttle loaded hayracks to the barn, and hired hands would run bales up the elevator and stack them in the mow.
He constantly advertised for hired hands. Most people were reluctant to work on farms along the Atlantic.
"Maintenance expense is a nightmare for us because larger firms can pay their hired hands more," says Lisa Pelloni, CAM, CEO of AdaLease Property Management in Summerville, S.C., which manages communities with 30 to 300 apartments.
"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. She lived in a room at one end of the schoolhouse, which had no phone, plumbing, or running water.
Adams farmed 10 sections with 150 hired hands and more than 200 mules.
WEDNESDAY OPEN RANGE ITV4 12.10AM 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.
Jesus called such shepherds "hired hands'' who work for pay but have no concern for the sheep.
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.