corvee

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

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corvee ‎(plural corvees)

  1. Unpaid labor required by a feudal lord.
  2. Labor, especially on roads, in lieu of taxes.

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