Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In England, chares or odd work; work, usually menial, done by the job or by the day.

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Examples

  • This woman, we are further informed, kept cows, chickens, and lodgers, and earned additional money by doing laundry and charwork.

    Reasoned Audacity

  • "At present, everything is charwork at their place, and as to their food, I don't suppose they think much about it, so that they get enough.

    The Girl at Cobhurst

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