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hireling

noun

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one who works for another for wages or a salary
  • demanded to speak to the store's owner and not one of his hirelings

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The first known use of hireling was before the 12th century

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“Hireling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hireling. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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