field hand

a person who works in the fields of a farm or plantation.

1820–30, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
And yet, despite the odds, the transition from field hand to fledgling researcher happened three times in the same family.
The colonial era was the day of the handicraftsman and the field hand.
The lowest rung was field hand and comprised the majority.
Ben goes undercover as a field hand to determine if the crimes are the work of vengeful neighbors or a voodoo curse.
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