- that has undergone working.
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Worked, wrought both apply to something on which effort has been applied. Worked implies expended effort of almost any kind: a worked silver mine. Wrought implies fashioning, molding, or making, especially of metals: wrought iron.
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Examples from the Web for well-worked
Everything with them is like a well-worked sum, that comes right.What the Moon Saw: and Other Tales
Hans Christian Andersen
The well-worked muscle is heavier than one which is unaccustomed to exercise.Dietetics for Nurses
Fairfax T. Proudfit
They should bring him the reputation of a real discoverer in a well-worked field.Shakespeare in the Theatre
He missed the former animation, movement, and life in the well-worked pit.The Underground City
Well-worked clay-soils, especially calcareous clays, are well adapted, if properly drained and of sufficient depth.
- made or decorated with evidence of workmanship; wrought, as with embroidery or tracery
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