navvy

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

nav·vy

noun \ˈna-vē\

: a worker who does very hard physical labor

plural navvies

Full Definition of NAVVY

chiefly British
:  an unskilled laborer

Origin of NAVVY

by shortening & alteration from navigator construction worker on a canal
First Known Use: circa 1834

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