factotum

Part of speech: noun

A man of all work.

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Usage examples "factotum":

  1. The letters were posted in Glazebrook that evening by the factotum Jones, and Dulcie, though her thoughts might possibly follow the particular heavy envelope addressed to Montalesso, dismissed her other items of correspondence completely from her mind. - "The Princess of the School", Angela Brazil.
  2. Anne had run away from him while on a farming inspection, when the debate over the turnips with the factotum had become wearisome. - "Chantry House", Charlotte M. Yonge.
  3. Denby's general manager and chief factotum. - "The Road to Understanding", Eleanor H. Porter.