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go·feralso go-fer (gō′fər)
An employee who runs errands in addition to performing regular duties.
[Alteration of go for, from that person's having to go for or after things.]
slang chiefly US and Canadian an employee or assistant whose duties include menial tasks such as running errands
[C20: originally US: alteration of go for]
an employee whose chief duty is running errands.
[1925–30; resp. of go for]