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choreman

[chawr-muh n, -man, chohr-] /ˈtʃɔr mən, -ˌmæn, ˈtʃoʊr-/
noun, plural choremen
[chawr-muh n, chawr-men, chohr-] /ˈtʃɔr mən, ˈtʃɔrˌmɛn, ˈtʃoʊr-/ (Show IPA)
1.
a menial worker, as in a logging camp.
Origin of choreman
1870-1875
1870-75; chore + man1
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  • The choreman deposited the saddle on the ground, and looked his man up and down before he answered.

    The Night Riders Ridgwell Cullum
  • And the choreman couldnt come to fix the furnace, and the fire went out.

    Atlantic Narratives Mary Antin
  • Joe Nelson, the choreman, is my helper and does all the heavy work.

    The Night Riders Ridgwell Cullum
  • Then Tresler told him what he had seen at the edge of the pinewoods, and the choreman listened with careful attention.

    The Night Riders Ridgwell Cullum
  • My kind friend, the choreman, let me go with him when he carried the lye from the hopper to the soap fat barrel.

  • I could not eat or play, and even Mr. choreman's bright stories had lost their charm.

  • It just means hurrying my choreman packing my stuff while I show you around to-morrow.

    The Man in the Twilight Ridgwell Cullum
  • He passed the foundered horse on to his “choreman,” and then himself procured a stiff drink of rye whisky for the exhausted man.

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