road gang

  1. a gang of road workers
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How To Use road gang In A Sentence

  • After a spell on the road gangs, some thirty more were sent for several years to the coal mines at Newcastle, reopened for them.
  • The prison warden declared that he was a ‘trusty’ and had served on the road gang without trouble.
  • The majority of the county convicts placed in state custody were put to work on prison farms rather than on road gangs.
  • Prior to 1927, when county convict road gangs were sometimes used by the SHC, there is no explicit mention of the race of convict laborers.
  • The number of convicts used in road gangs in Alabama increased rapidly in the late 1940s as demobilization increased the population of young men.
  • This shopkeeper takes me to see a former government official who was tasked with beating tribals used for road gangs in the Karen state, in far eastern Burma.
  • Several years later the state attempted to make the road gangs all black again.
  • He seems to have worked on road gangs for a time and in a shoe repair factory before rheumatism forced him to quit.
  • The road gang's contract was abruptly cancelled as Arthur's Pass became the preferred route through to the coast.
  • At the age of 11, he paid the taxes on that farm by working on the county road gang.
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