plural noun
people who work for a wage, salary, commission, etc., especially rural or agricultural employees.
Also, workfolks.

1425–75; late Middle English; see work, folk Unabridged
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workfolk or informal (US) workfolks (ˈwɜːkˌfəʊk)
pl n
working people, esp labourers on a farm
workfolks or informal (US) workfolks
pl n

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