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workhorse

noun

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2 as in worker, grunt

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The first known use of workhorse was in the 15th century

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24 Feb 2020

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“Workhorse.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/workhorse. Accessed 9 Apr. 2020.

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