Occupations and Workers

chargeman
a workman employed to blast with explosives
 
harvester
someone who helps to gather the harvest
 
sponger
a workman employed to collect sponges
 
apprenticeship
the position of apprentice
 
rocker
an attendant who rocks a child in a cradle
 
Janissary
a Turkish soldier
 
mill-girl
a girl who works in a mill
 
punter
someone who propels a boat with a pole
 
farmhand
a hired hand on a farm
 
vestryman
a man who is a member of a church vestry
 
tracklayer
a workman who lays and repairs railroad tracks
 
commanding officer
an officer in command of a military unit
 
generalcy
the office and authority of a general
 
taxer
a bureaucrat who levies taxes
 
civil servant
a public official who is a member of the civil service
 
groundsman
someone who maintains the grounds (of an estate or park or athletic field)
 
counterperson
someone who attends a counter (as in a diner)
 
KP
an enlisted person who is assigned to assist the cooks
 
luthier
a craftsman who makes stringed instruments (as lutes or guitars or violins)
 
mandarin
any high government official or bureaucrat
 
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