task|work


task|work
task|work «TASK WURK, TAHSK-», noun.
1. = piecework. (Cf.piecework)
2. any task, especially a burden: »

I feel a dislike to order and to taskwork of all kinds (Scott).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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