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Definition of "drudges" [drudges]

  • Plural form of drudge. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "drudges" in a sentence
  • "Julian Fellowes had a lot of explaining to do in his new costume drama series Downton Abbey, though the opening sequence probably gave us more footnotes about Edwardian grate-blacking and the pecking order of domestic drudges than was entirely absorbable amid the squawk of maids and cackling cooks and general dawn uproar of an aristocratic household being dustpan-and-brushed to its full English properness."
  • "You belong with the oxen and the drudges, in dirty surroundings among smells and stenches."
  • "Also, while aware that poverty was anything but delectable, she had a comfortable middle-class feeling that poverty was salutary, that it was a sharp spur that urged on to success all men who were not degraded and hopeless drudges."
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