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field hand

noun

Simple Definition of field hand

  • : a person who is hired to work on a farm

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of field hand

  1. :  an outdoor farm laborer

1826

First Known Use of field hand

1826


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