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foreman
used in Main Street

6 uses
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Definition
a person who is in charge of other workers

or:

a juror in a court case who is selected by other jurors to head the jury
  • He's a socialist, the foreman.
    Chapter 10 (50% in)
  • Fact, Mrs. Kennicott, I'll say that far as I can make out, the only people in this man's town that do have any brains—I don't mean ledger-keeping brains or duck-hunting brains or baby-spanking brains, but real imaginative brains—are you and me and Guy Pollock and the foreman at the flour-mill.
    Chapter 10 (50% in)
  • "This foreman and I have some great set-to's.
    Chapter 10 (51% in)
  • "Why, Bea's cousin Tina comes in right along, and the foreman at the mill, and——Oh, we have good times.
    Chapter 19 (97% in)
  • And the mill foreman comes in right along.
    Chapter 20 (77% in)
  • Oh, the mill foreman keeps dropping in, and that Danish shoemaker, and one fellow from Elder's factory, and a few Svenskas, but you know Bea: big good-hearted wench like her wants a lot of folks around—likes to fuss over 'em—never satisfied unless she tiring herself out making coffee for somebody.
    Chapter 26 (38% in)

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