foremanship

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n foremanship the position of foreman
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n foremanship The office, position, or functions of a foreman.
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Usage

In literature:

You shall have a show in the business and the foremanship, besides.
"What Is Man? And Other Stories" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Under the foremanship of B. P. Oliver it made a thorough investigation.
"The Boss and the Machine" by Samuel P. Orth
He sat down on the bunk where she had lain, and speedily forgot the girl and the incident in facing the problem of that foremanship.
"The Uphill Climb" by B. M. Bower
Foremanship, functionalized, 63, Functional foreman, as teacher, 224.
"The Psychology of Management" by L. M. Gilbreth
As a rule, foremanship carries with it higher wages, although in some cases the pay is the same as that of the regular journeymen.
"Wage Earning and Education" by R. R. Lutz
It is under the foremanship of Mr. John Wakely, a well-known Cincinnati baker.
"Incidents of the War: Humorous, Pathetic, and Descriptive" by Alf Burnett
Under his foremanship work was plentiful and wages were high.
"Life in a Railway Factory" by Alfred Williams
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