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workfolk

[wurk-fohk] /ˈwɜrkˌfoʊk/
plural noun
1.
people who work for a wage, salary, commission, etc., especially rural or agricultural employees.
Also, workfolks.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English; see work, folk
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British Dictionary definitions for work-folk

workfolk

/ˈwɜːkˌfəʊk/
plural noun
1.
working people, esp labourers on a farm
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