Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Work, such as schoolwork or piecework, that is done at home.
  • noun Preparatory or preliminary work.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home).
  • noun Studies or other preparatory work done prior to some activity; -- usually used of preparations for activities of significance or consequence for the performer.
  • noun Paid work done at home, especially piecework.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Work that is done at home, especially school exercises set by a teacher.
  • noun Preliminary or preparatory work, such as research.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)

Etymologies

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From home +‎ work.

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