Definition of faceworker in English:
A miner who works at the coalface.
- Wistow faceworker Peter Feeney, 37, said: ‘We were half expecting the closure announcement, but at the same time hoping it wouldn't happen.
- Eventually I got a place in the team as a face-worker, coal hewing.
- They soon settled in Chell Heath and Matthew was employed at Chatterley Whitfield colliery as a face worker.