Occupations and Workers

carrier
a boy who delivers newspapers
 
recruiting-sergeant
a sergeant deputized to enlist recruits
 
knacker
someone who buys old buildings or ships and breaks them up to recover the materials in them
 
handicraft
a craft that requires skillful hands
 
home help
a person hired to help in another's home (especially one employed by a local authority to help the infirm with domestic work)
 
miller
someone who works in a mill (especially a grain mill)
 
professional tennis
playing tennis for money
 
road mender
a workman who is employed to repair roads
 
aide
an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer
 
conductor
the person who collects fares on a public conveyance
 
mail clerk
a clerk in a post office
 
case load
the number of cases handled in a given period of time (as by a court or agency)
 
alternative medicine
the practice of medicine without the use of drugs; may involve herbal medicines or self-awareness or biofeedback or acupuncture
 
admiral
the supreme commander of a fleet; ranks above a vice admiral and below a fleet admiral
 
telecommuting
employment at home while communicating with the workplace by phone or fax or modem
 
presbyter
an elder in the Presbyterian Church
 
apparatchik
a humorous but derogatory term for an official of a large organization (especially a political organization)
 
corporal
a noncommissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marines
 
travelling salesman
a salesman who travels to call on customers
 
commandery
the position or office of commander
 
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