hired girl

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hired girl

A girl or woman is hired specifically to work on or help with something. Although often associated with farm work, the phrase can be used more broadly. With a few more hired men, I think we could get this job done by the end of the week. I need a hired girl to help with the cows.
See also: girl, hire
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References in classic literature ?
Is there a strike in the o-ver-all factory; or hev they hired girls, ye Shackamaxons?"
The woman who wanted help in her housework em- ployed a "hired girl" who insisted on sitting at the table with the family.
"I'm Nancy, the hired girl. I do all the work except the washin' an' hard ironin'.
He'd get her a hired girl this time and let her have her own head about things.
"If you say you can't afford a hired girl when Mattie goes."
High lying phrases in "The Hired Girls" and "Landscape IV: Sunset" also extend beyond the secondo passaggio, soaring to [G.sub.4], [A.sup.[flat].sub.4], and touching [A.sub.4].
* Esther Howland, of Worcester, Mass., began designing fancy valentine cards in 1848 and hired girls to help cut and paste together these small works of art.
'Strictly' gained the upper hand at the weekend with an audience of 11.3 million, compared to X Factor's 9.9 million, and they have also hired Girls Aloud to perform on the BBC show next month.
Barbara Montereale, 23, made the allegations to police investigating two brothers alleged to have hired girls for the events.
Big-spending Andrew once hired Girls Aloud to sing at his firm's Christmas party..
One need only compare the picnic scene with the hired girls at the end of the second book to the sunset scene at the end of the fourth book to discover the corruption of Jim's vision from a healthy worldly perspective to one of sentimentality.
'I have hired girls for the weekend which has cost me pounds 2,000.
Since the novel has been explicitly clear about what types of "tricks" Cutter plays on his hired girls, it is truly bizarre that anyone in this story is surprised to find Cutter groping for Antonia in the dark.
There had been hired girls, nurses, nannies, housemaids and possibly even chauffeurs.