Working house
Working Work"ing, a & n. from {Work}. [1913 Webster]

The word must cousin be to the working. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

{Working beam}. See {Beam}, n. 10.

{Working class}, the class of people who are engaged in manual labor, or are dependent upon it for support; laborers; operatives; -- chiefly used in the plural.

{Working day}. See under {Day}, n.

{Working drawing}, a drawing, as of the whole or part of a structure, machine, etc., made to a scale, and intended to be followed by the workmen. Working drawings are either general or detail drawings.

{Working house}, a house where work is performed; a workhouse.

{Working point} (Mach.), that part of a machine at which the effect required; the point where the useful work is done. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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