What does the word factotum mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Charlotte M. Yonge