Origin of corvée
Words nearby corvée
How to use corvée in a sentence
These men she saw now working in the dread corvee had been forced from their homes by a counterfeit Khedivial order.
It suggested that other slavery, which did not hide itself under the forms of conscription and corvee.
She thought he was referring obliquely to the corvee and the other thing in which her life-work was involved.
The seignior pays six sous for food, each corve, on men, and twelve sous on each corvee of four oxen.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6)|Hippolyte A. Taine
I should have been with Yankling Sahib now but for this cursed beegar (the corvee).Kim|Rudyard Kipling