stoop labor


Definition of 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, "Commentary: ‘I owe it all to my grandparents’," 11 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of stoop labor

1939, in the meaning defined above

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“Stoop labor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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