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 (sănd′hôg′, -hŏg′)
n. Slang
A laborer who works inside a caisson, as in the construction of underwater tunnels.
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(Building) chiefly US and Canadian a person who works in underground or underwater construction projects
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(ˈsændˌhɒg, -ˌhɔg)

a person who works in a caisson in digging underwater tunnels.
[1900–05, Amer.]
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Epstein Theatre, Hanover Street, Liverpool, 0844 888 4411 - Sun, 8 Sep Sindhu Vee - Sandhog Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2018, Sindhu Vee extends her UK tour due to popular demand with her acclaimed show Everyman Theatre, 5-11, Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9BH, 0151 709 4776 - Thu, 12 Sep John Finnemore, writer and star of multi-award-winning BBC radio shows, is bringing his new live show.
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Among secondary yield component significant positive correlation between seed yield and its component was reported in number of branches per plant by Sandhog [18].
The association of rhythms with digging and of music with the subway tunnels, however, extends Flannery's analysis beyond music to the poetic influence of Seamus Heaney's poem, "Digging," on McCann's portrayal of Walker's sandhog duties (104).
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One wrote about being a sandhog who worked on the Lincoln Tunnel in New York City.