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Day labourer

A laborer who works by the day; for daily wages.  Synonym: day laborer.

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... followed each other in time, and whose lifetime belongs to the last years of the second Punic war, and to the interval between the second and third, were of the lowest rank: the former, at best a poor day labourer, and the latter, a Carthaginian slave, and afterwards a freed man. Their fortunes, however, were very different. Plautus, when he was not employed in writing comedies, was fain to hire himself out to do the work of a beast of burthen in a mill; Terence was domesticated ...
— Lectures on Dramatic Art - and Literature • August Wilhelm Schlegel trans John Black

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