Definition for DRUDGE

DRUDGE, v.i. [druj; Scot. drug, to drag, to tug, to pull with force; whence druggare, drudging; Ice. droogur, a drawer or carrier; Ir. drugaire, a drudge or slave. This seems to be a dialectical form of drag, draw.]

To work hard; to labor in mean offices; to labor with toil and fatigue. In merriment did drudge and labor. – Hudibras.

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