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drudgery

[ druhj-uh-ree ]
/ ˈdrʌdʒ ə ri /
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noun, plural drudg·er·ies.
menial, distasteful, dull, or hard work.
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Origin of drudgery

First recorded in 1540–50; drudge + -ery
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British Dictionary definitions for drudgery

drudgery
/ (ˈdrʌdʒərɪ) /

noun plural -eries
hard, menial, and monotonous work
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