Do-all Do"-all`, n. General manager; factotum. [1913 Webster]

Under him, Dunstan was the do-all at court, being the king's treasurer, councilor, chancellor, confessor, all things. -- Fuller. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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