Synonyms for miner

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Honestly, I am glad to find you here at your work in your miner's clothes.

Not one has been found by a man of high education as a miner or geologist.

The moment it opened its mouth the miner sprang from his chair as if he had been shot.

The miner then went into the house and shut the door, leaving the monkey outside.

Every miner travelling with gold seemed to me a possible victim for my crime.

Sweethearting with the miner fellows while Jemmy's been away?

The miner did not die, but remained all his life with his neck twisted and awry.

It was illustrated, because the speaker was a miner, by examples in the field of mining.

The miner felt the truth of this, and without a word relinquished the treasure.

They are terrible weapons, but the miner had no occasion to use either of them.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., from Old French minour (13c.), from miner "to mine" (see mine (n.1)).

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digger

nounone who digs
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