forelady


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a woman who is foreperson of a jury

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Indeed, until the year before last that chair belonged to my mother, who outranks any forelady as Mrs.
Back in 1928 the writer had the good fortune to make a picture, unknown to the subjects therein, which showed the chief defense attorney in a sensational murder trial lunching with the forelady of the jury at the courthouse sandwich bar.
The words have haunted me all my life, echoes of high school and university summers spent working the trimline at Dole Pineapple Cannery in Honolulu, the forelady urging us on to faster and faster production.
My mother did house-cleaning and later she became a forelady in first a blouse factory and then a doll factory.
At the beginning we had a head forelady and two section heads overseeing 48 tables.
Maybe not all women could manage as well as this forelady of a swing shift but everyone who has extra work on their hands these war days can profit by her advice.
Barbaresi worked at her husband's store, as a forelady in a plastics factory, and as a head teller for the former Worcester County National Bank.