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sweeper

Informal Soccer a player who supports the main defenders, as by intercepting loose balls, etc.
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Kim hailed a sweeper, who promptly retorted with a piece of unnecessary insolence, in the natural belief that the European boy could not follow it.
"Nagaina came to the bathroom sluice and called for Nag," Darzee went on, "and Nag came out on the end of a stick--the sweeper picked him up on the end of a stick and threw him upon the rubbish heap.
The old devil left a note for us to say that he had rather be a free crossing sweeper in New York than a large mine owner under the power of a ring of blackmailers.
The Managing Director of Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Mr Ola Oresanya, has described the female street sweepers as the engine room of the organization, working round the clock to keep the state clean and sustain the environment.
SWABI -- The members of the district council said here on Thursday that Muslims were appointed as sweepers in Swabi by the previous local government.
Belmonte seeks benefits for street sweepers !-- -- Janvic Mateo (The Philippine Star) - December 15, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte is pushing for more assistance to the city's street sweepers to enable them to enjoy benefits from the Social Security System (SSS) and the Philippine Health Insurance (PhilHealth).
Following the publication of the OSHA respirable crystalline silica (RCS) standard in March 2016, whether powered industrial sweepers would be allowed in foundries that use silica sand was unclear.
QUETTA -- Medical Superintendent Sandeman Provincial Hospital, Quetta has suspended the services of 33 sweepers on account of absence from duty.
Everywhere we see sweepers, who wake up early morning for sweeping the garbages, because from garbages a dangerous disease takes birth named, cancer.
Earlier there were many sweepers in this business but now most gold ornaments are ordered from Karachi and the jewellery business in Sukkur has reduced considerably.
'The municipal commissioner of HMC is required to submit the list of sweepers and specify the religion of each sweeper in the list,' the order, given by the divisional bench comprising justice Mehmood A Khan and justice Khadim Hussain Tunio here Wednesday, read.