breaker boy

noun

Definition of breaker boy

: a boy employed in a coal breaker usually to pick slate from coal

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“Breaker boy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/breaker%20boy. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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