Origin of workman
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Examples from the Web for workman
In the special, Workman plays the old man who, as a cabin boy, watched the pirates bury their treasure.Garfield Television: The Cat Who Saved Primetime Cartoons
November 5, 2014
For almost a century, women like Workman continued to establish themselves in the sport, but Everest eluded them.Breaking Mount Everest’s Glass Ceiling
Amanda Padoan, Peter Zuckerman
March 30, 2014
Representative Workman might also consider that moral conduct guides many laws.
If Representative Workman wanted to serve his constituency well, he would look to create jobs for the masses.
It might sound absurd, but this is the new jobs platform that Workman is putting forth.
And what workman will throw away a sharp tool, because it may cut his fingers?Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)
I then related for the doctor my conversation with the workman who asked me about women.City of Endless Night
He could not imagine why some workman did not leap out, seize his arm and yell "Spy!"The Cruise of the Dry Dock
T. S. Stribling
Said the wood-chopper: “I am only a workman; why do you call me divine master?”The Chinese Fairy Book
A workman knew exactly how much he had to spend and how to spend it.Cleo The Magnificent
- a man who is employed in manual labour or who works an industrial machine
- a craftsman of skill as specifieda bad workman
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