Definition of Factotums

1. Noun. (obsolete) (plural of factotum) ¹



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Definition of Factotums

1. factotum [n] - See also: factotum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Factotums

factory pattern
factory patterns
factory price
factory reset
factory ship
factory team
factory whistle
factory worker
factorylike
factoryscape
factoryscapes
factorywise
factoryworker
factoryworkers
factotum
factotums (current term)
factour
factours
facts
facts on the ground
factsheet
factsheets
factual
factualism
factualisms
factualist
factualists
factualities
factuality

Literary usage of Factotums

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1. Transactions of the Bibliographical Society by Bibliographical Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"As to these factotums, Mr. Duff says, in Mr. Pollard's Early Illustrated Books, p. ... These factotums were in general use both at Oxford and Cambridge. ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1897)
"Ornaments, initials, and factotums are measured in millimeters, and briefly described if distinctive. An indication of a type-capital, initial, ..."

3. The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page by Burton Jesse Hendrick, Woodrow Wilson (1922)
"and whatnot, sent it on from capital to capital—were a sort of general "forwarding" factotums. The office is really out of date now. ..."

4. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1908)
"... one of the Emperor's factotums, who illuminated parchments, built castles, or painted frescoes with equal diligence if not with equal skill. ..."

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