What is hired hand?

  • (noun): A hired laborer on a farm or ranch.
    Example: "The hired hand fixed the railing"
    Synonyms: hand, hired man

Some articles on hired hand:

The Hired Hand
... The Hired Hand is a 1971 American western film directed by Peter Fonda, with a screenplay by Alan Sharp ... embittered woman will only let him stay if he agrees to move in as a hired hand ...
Good Shepherd - Biblical Reference
... He who is a hired hand, and not a shepherd, who doesn't own the sheep, sees the wolf coming, leaves the sheep, and flees ... The hired hand flees because he is a hired hand, and doesn't care for the sheep ...

Famous quotes containing the words hand and/or hired:

    The world like Great Sodom lies under Love
    and knows not the hand of the Lord that moves.
    Robert Duncan (b. 1919)

    I hear ... foreigners, who would boycott an employer if he hired a colored workman, complain of wrong and oppression, of low wages and long hours, clamoring for eight-hour systems ... ah, come with me, I feel like saying, I can show you workingmen’s wrong and workingmen’s toil which, could it speak, would send up a wail that might be heard from the Potomac to the Rio Grande; and should it unite and act, would shake this country from Carolina to California.
    Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)