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laborer

[ley-ber-er] /ˈleɪ bər ər/
noun
1.
a person engaged in work that requires bodily strength rather than skill or training:
a laborer in the field.
2.
any worker.
Origin of laborer
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English; see labor, -er1
Related forms
underlaborer, noun
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labourer

/ˈleɪbərə/
noun
1.
a person engaged in physical work, esp of an unskilled kind
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Word Origin and History for laborer
n.

mid-14c., "manual worker," especially an unskilled one, agent noun from labor (v.). Meaning "member of the working class, member of the lowest social rank" is from c.1400.

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