corvee

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See also: corvée

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Borrowing from French corvée, from Medieval Latin corrogata, based on Latin corrogare (to entreat together).

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corvee (plural corvees)

  1. unpaid labor (especially on roads) due to a feudal lord
  2. labor, especially on roads, in lieu of taxes

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