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[mass noun] Agricultural labour performed in a stooping or squatting position.
- ‘In eighth grade, my tale about involuntary stoop labor in a neighbor's blueberry patch had its own imagined details.’
- ‘Unaccustomed to the heat, the stoop labor, and the farmer's failure to provide drinking water, I got lightheaded.’
- ‘And people in California will tell you, no one else is willing to do stoop labor in the hot sun all day long and pick the crops.’
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