Workman
Workman Work"man, n.; pl. {Workmen}. [AS. weorcmann.] [1913 Webster] 1. A man employed in labor, whether in tillage or manufactures; a worker. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence, especially, a skillful artificer or laborer. [1913 Webster]


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