plural noun

work·​folk ˈwərk-ˌfōk How to pronounce workfolk (audio)
variants or workfolks
: working people
especially : farm workers

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of workfolk was in the 15th century

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“Workfolk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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