• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Worksome industrious
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. weorc; Ice. verk, Ger. werk; further conn. with Gr. ergon.


In poetry:

The plaïn ha' brightness wi' his strife,
The pit is only dark at best,
There's pleasure in a worksome life,
An' sloth is tiresome wi' its rest.
"Thissledown" by William Barnes

In news:

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