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stoop labor

noun
1.
the physical labor associated with the cultivation or picking of crops in farm fields, especially as performed by poorly paid, unskilled workers.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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  • Please leave as soon as you've done the stoop labor.
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stoop labor

Back-bending manual work, especially farm work. For example, They had us picking peas all day, and that's too much stoop labor. [ First half of 1900s ]
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