Origin of factotum
Examples from the Web for factotum
Rafferty was a man of genius, who had started as a helper and odd job person, and had risen to the position of factotum.The Ghost Girl|H. De Vere Stacpoole
He was her factotum, in whom she had greater faith than in any member of her household.Chatterbox, 1906|Various
I hired a Greek servant, whom I intended should serve as interpreter and factotum.Visits To Monasteries in the Levant|Robert Curzon
Famulus, fam′ū-lus, n. a private secretary or factotum: an attendant, esp.
Marguerite had not seen her father in the long interval, and George had seen only the factotum of Lucas & Enwright.The Roll-Call|Arnold Bennett