Thesaurus / overseer
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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"More or less," returned the overseer, without his usual pleasantry.

StingareeE. W. (Ernest William) Hornung

On some plantations, I have heard it said, overseer after overseer was poisoned off, almost as soon as he arrived.

The overseer stood with his watch in his hand, to give us just an hour; when he said, 'Rise,' we had to rise and go to work again.

And to think that we intended at one time to make Victorine a teacher, and Victor an overseer of works!

The overseer knowed all 'bout it but he et as much as anybody else and kept his mouth shut.

Among the victims were men of Bacon's plantation, for his overseer and several of his servants were slain.

Look here, Miss Drew, don't you think you might speak a good word to your overseer and the young ladies for me?

The Ranch Girls' Pot of GoldMargaret Vandercook

The overseer took his pipe from between his teeth and made an awkward bow.

Prisoners of HopeMary Johnston

My overseer and another man were now added to the party, making up our complement in number.

I learned that trick from a Portuguese overseer we had last year.

The CrossingWinston Churchill

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.