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workfolk

or work·folks

[ wurk-fohk ]
/ ˈwɜrkˌfoʊk /
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plural noun
people who work for a wage, salary, commission, etc., especially rural or agricultural employees.
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Origin of workfolk

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at work, folk
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British Dictionary definitions for workfolk

workfolk

informal, US workfolks

/ (ˈwɜːkˌfəʊk) /

pl n
working people, esp labourers on a farm
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