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foreman
used in The Poisonwood Bible

2 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
  • The Belgian foremen would bring baskets full of brown hands back to the boss, piled up like a mess of fish.
    Book 2 — Revelation (58% in)
  • The boss towers, where in the old days the Belgian foreman would stand watching all the coffee pickers so he could single out which ones to whip at the end of the day.
    Book 5 — Exodus (85% in)

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