farmhand

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n farmhand a hired hand on a farm
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Usage

In literature:

And, that night, he called into council his two farmhand brothers and his wife.
"Further Adventures of Lad" by Albert Payson Terhune
The news had been brought in later by a farmhand.
"Northern Lights, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
But one day a spy, who did work disguised as a farmhand, was discovered.
"A Soldier's Sketches Under Fire" by Harold Harvey
They are glad enough, after a few years, to get back, like boys who run away from home, or farmhands who quit work in a tantrum.
"Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers" by Elbert Hubbard
Asked by Mr. Muldoon if she had seen any men, she said she had seen a farmhand milking.
"More Tish" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Fowler was with Dr. Willis for three or four years as a farmhand.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 5, 1920" by Various
It was a peculiar farmhand who cared more for ideas than for wages.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great Philosophers, Volume 8" by Elbert Hubbard
He was a farmhand, and leaves a wife and two children.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
He was a mere farmhand, without money or education, homeless, obscure.
"A Breath of Prairie and other stories" by Will Lillibridge
Then it is sung softly like the farmhand quartettes do in the rural melodrama outside the old homestead in harvest time.
"The Real Latin Quarter" by F. Berkeley Smith
And Tillman and the Negro farmhand?
"Following the Color Line" by Ray Stannard Baker
She whisked around on the crowd of amazed domestics, dairymaids and farmhands, pressing on each other's heels in the passage.
"The Revellers" by Louis Tracy
Shall a farmhand get only a dollar a day and a bricklayer two?
"Comrades" by Thomas Dixon
For the moment he almost pitied the dull-witted farmhand who contemplated pitting himself against such caliber.
"The Way of the Strong" by Ridgwell Cullum
So one fine day his rich neighbor came along with no fewer than twenty farmhands, and they mowed down one swath after another.
"The Swedish Fairy Book" by Various
If not to me personally, then to my farmhands.
"Whirlpools" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
A notable figure in relation to the scouts' outdoor life was Toiney Leduc, the French-Canadian farmhand.
"A Scout of To-day" by Isabel Hornibrook
Her word is certainly as good as a Boche farmhand's.
"Lad: A Dog" by Albert Payson Terhune
Save for a bit of a roll in his gait, he might have passed for a farmhand.
"Jack Harvey's Adventures" by Ruel Perley Smith
In the winter the short day necessitates the farmhands retiring very early to bed.
"'I Believe' and other essays" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
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In news:

Major League Baseball suspended Mets farmhand Hengelbert Rojas for 50 games without pay for a positive test for metabolites of Stanozolol and Nandrolone.
Ashford's father, as a farmhand on a plantation in Holy Grove, Ark.
The Royals are playing out the string on another season spent hoping young talent like former Angels farmhand Will Smith (53, above) develop into the core of a winning team.
Not meaning to twist the knife anymore, but here is a recent writeup on current Boston Red Sox farmhand and former South Panola standout David Renfroe.
Mets farmhand Danny Muno is due to join the Mets' Arizona Fall League contingent today.
Former New York Mets farmhand Stefan Welch collected four hits, including a pair of two-run home runs, to lead the Altoona Curve past the Binghamton Mets by a 7-4 score Sunday afternoon at NYSEG Stadium.
Dickey, a former Brewers farmhand, outlines in a new book how he was abused as an eight year-old and then, in the wake of an affair in 2005, contemplated suicide.
Photos by Hanaba Munn Welch/Special to the Times Record News Farmhand Felix Morales works Gary Tidwell's land near Munday.
Her parents lived in Dallas County, Iowa, where her dad was a farmhand.
Richard Lomas, a farmhand for George Knackmuhs, shot this 30-point doe on the late Richard Knackmuhs Farm.
Baseball America has acquired the list of minor leaguers that have applied for free agency and there are 25 former Orioles farmhands that can now look for work elsewhere.
He was a former farmhand, and she, a first-generation Danish immigrant.
CENTERVILLE — The Franklin Farmhands 4-H club met on Oct 21 in Promise City for the Adopt A Highway cleanup.
Mets farmhand Angel Cuan tossed a scoreless relief inning.
Mets farmhand Angel Cuan started and suffered the hard-luck loss.
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