from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various nonspecialized, unrelated jobs, usually domestic, unskilled, or menial.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Temporary employment.
  • n. Task of an incidental, unspecialized nature.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. miscellaneous work of a petty kind; occasional work, of various kinds, or for various people.


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