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work out

[Gul. idem (Parsons 1923:40); cf. OED out away from a recognized place] phr. to work (as a maid) in someone else's home: 1918 She was workin' out. Tell husban' he mus fin' food for himself (Parsons 141). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-11-27 03:01
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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