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Hireling

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CIDE DICTIONARY

Hirelingn. [AS. h. See Hire, n., and -ling.].
     One who is hired, or who serves for wages; esp., one whose motive and interest in serving another are wholly gainful; a mercenary.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
Hirelinga. 
     Serving for hire or wages; venal; mercenary.  Dryden.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Hireling, n. usu. derog. a person who works for hire.

Etymology
OE hyrling (as HIRE, -LING(1))

THESAURUS

Hireling

adventurer, assistant, condottiere, drudge, employee, free lance, girl Friday, grub, grubber, gun, gunman, hack, hired gun, hired hand, hired killer, hired man, man Friday, mercenary, myrmidon, pensioner, professional killer, right-hand man, slavey, soldier of fortune, worker

ROGET THESAURUS

Hireling

Servant

N servant, subject, liegeman, servant, retainer, follower, henchman, servitor, domestic, menial, help, lady help, employe, attache, official, retinue, suite, cortege, staff, court, attendant, squire, usher, page, donzel, footboy, train bearer, cup bearer, waiter, lapster, butler, livery servant, lackey, footman, flunky, flunkey, valet, valet de chambre, equerry, groom, jockey, hostler, ostler, tiger, orderly, messenger, cad, gillie, herdsman, swineherd, barkeeper, bartender, bell boy, boots, boy, counterjumper, khansamah, khansaman, khitmutgar, yardman, bailiff, castellan, seneschal, chamberlain, major-domo, groom of the chambers, secretary, under secretary, assistant secretary, clerk, subsidiary, agent, subaltern, underling, understrapper, man, maid, maidservant, handmaid, confidente, lady's maid, abigail, soubrette, amah, biddy, nurse, bonne, ayah, nursemaid, nursery maid, house maid, parlor maid, waiting maid, chamber maid, kitchen maid, scullery maid, femme de chambre, femme fille, camarista, chef de cuisine, cordon bleu, cook, scullion, Cinderella, potwalloper, maid of all work, servant of all work, laundress, bedmaker, journeyman, charwoman, bearer, chokra, gyp (Cambridge), hamal, scout (Oxford), serf, vassal, slave, negro, helot, bondsman, bondswoman, bondslave, ame damnee, odalisque, ryot, adscriptus gleboe, villian, villein, beadsman, bedesman, sizar, pensioner, pensionary, client, dependant, dependent, hanger on, satellite, parasite, led captain, protege, ward, hireling, mercenary, puppet, tool, creature, badge of slavery, bonds, in the train of, in one's pay, in one's employ, at one's call, in bonds.


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