coalheaver

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English term or phrase:coalheaver
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Entered by: Cándida Artime

20:54 Nov 25, 2006
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Religion / Book on Spurgeon
English term or phrase: coalheaver
Contexto: un pastor que al hacer referencia a su origen humilde, menciona que fue un "coalheaver" (¿obrero de una mina de carbón, o minero?)
Robert INGLEDEW
Argentina
Local time: 03:34
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Explanation:
Yo diría:
"Yo acarreaba/estibaba carbón".
No se trata de un minero del carbón ni tampoco de un carbonero puesto que ni lo fabrica ni lo vende.
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Cándida Artime
Cuba
Local time: 02:34
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Muchas gracias. Creo que estibador de carbón va bien.
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Cándida Artime
4paleador de carbon
Lydia De Jorge


  

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Explanation:
Yo diría:
"Yo acarreaba/estibaba carbón".
No se trata de un minero del carbón ni tampoco de un carbonero puesto que ni lo fabrica ni lo vende.

Cándida Artime
Cuba
Local time: 02:34
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 62
Grading comment
Muchas gracias. Creo que estibador de carbón va bien.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Daniel Burns: In "wealth of Nations" Adam Smith speaks of "coal heavers" as being laborers who unloaded coal-hauling ships, and due to the abominable working conditions they were the best-paid workers of the period.
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  -> Muchas gracias, Daniel.

agree  DDM
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  -> Muchas gracias, Daniel D.M.
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paleador de carbon


Explanation:
era la persona que constantemente llenaba de carbon el motor de las locomotoras

Lydia De Jorge
United States
Local time: 02:34
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 76

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Daniel Burns: In the U. S., at least, such a person was called a "fireman".
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