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Factotum

[fak-TOH-dəm]

Part of speech: noun

Origin: Latin, mid-16th century

1.

An employee who does all kinds of work.

Examples of Factotum in a sentence

"I made the ink; I was warehouseman, and every thing, and, in short, quite a factotum.' — Benjamin Franklin"

"You'd better give him a raise; he's a real factotum."

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