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Definitions of factotum:

part of speech: noun

A person employed to do all kinds of work.

part of speech: noun

One who does all kinds of work; a humble friend or confidential servant who is ready to do any kind of thing.

part of speech: noun

A person employed for, or in charge of, all kinds of work.

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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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