Drudge (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Drudged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Drudging.] [OE. druggen; prob not akin to E. drag, v. t., but fr. Celtic; cf. Ir. drugaire a slave or drudge.]

To perform menial work; to labor in mean or unpleasant offices with toil and fatigue.

He gradually rose in the estimation of the booksellers for whom he drudged. Macaulay.


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Drudge, v. t.

To consume laboriously; -- with away.

Rise to our toils and drudge away the day. Otway.


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Drudge, n.

One who drudges; one who works hard in servile employment; a mental servant.



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