stoop labor


: the hard labor done or required to plant, cultivate, and harvest a crop and especially a crop of vegetables

Examples of stoop labor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The tough stoop labor was necessary for family survival. San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 Oct. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stoop labor was in 1939

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“Stoop labor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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