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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Work·ing, a & n. from Work.
    The word must cousin be to the working.   --Chaucer.
 Working beam. See Beam, n. 10.
 Working class, the class of people who are engaged in manual labor, or are dependent upon it for support; laborers; operatives; -- chiefly used in the plural.
 Working day. See under Day, n.
 Working drawing, a drawing, as of the whole or part of a structure, machine, etc., made to a scale, and intended to be followed by the workmen. Working drawings are either general or detail drawings.
 Working house, a house where work is performed; a workhouse.
 Working point Mach., that part of a machine at which the effect required; the point where the useful work is done.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 working class
      n : a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work
          for wages; "there is a shortage of skilled labor in this
          field" [syn: labor, labour, proletariat]