Our camp looked like a sweat-shop those days, with its cross-legged tailormen and its litter of snippets.
The only possible way to escape from the sweat-shop was to marry.
It is certain that Jerry drove those three women like sweat-shop slaves until the costumes were finished.
For more than a month we've been out on strike, and now we can go back to the sweat-shop.
One of his sketches, the "New Law," about a column and a half long, expresses one aspect of the life led by a sweat-shop family.
There had been a sort of precociousness about the sweat-shop girl he remembered.
It was then that the sweat-shop with all its horrors had its beginning, or at least found its most objectionable development.
An immigrant peril is the sweat-shop labor which this class performs.
sweat-shop methods can never succeed in producing beautiful things.
The Jewish sweat-shop is the tragic penalty paid by that ambitious race.
A small factory or shop in which employees are poorly paid and work under adverse conditions. Sweatshops were especially common in the garment industry during the early twentieth century.
To discover by intimidation or harsh questioning (1940s+)