workfolk

plural noun
work·​folk | \ ˈwərk-ˌfōk How to pronounce workfolk (audio) \
variants: or workfolks \ ˈwərk-​ˌfōks How to pronounce workfolks (audio) \

Definition of workfolk

: working people especially : farm workers

First Known Use of workfolk

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Workfolk.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/workfolk. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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