pick miner

pick miner

[′pik ‚mīn·ər]
(mining engineering)
In anthracite and bituminous coal mining, one who uses hand tools to extract coal in underground working places.
One who cuts out a channel under the bottom of the working face of coal with a pick.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Pick miners fared somewhat differently with a 7 per cent rise from January i to June 30, 1912 but a 1.5 per cent cut over the next year that left their tonnage rate only 5.5 per cent higher than it had been on January 1, 1912.