chore

Part of speech: noun

A small job; commonly in the plural.

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Usage examples "chore":

  1. And at last Mr. Murdstone, as if he could think of nothing worse, apprenticed him as a chore boy in a warehouse in London. - "Tales from Dickens", Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives.
  2. From no one, were he chore- boy or president, would they take a single word- with the exception always of Tim Shearer and Thorpe. - "The Blazed Trail", Stewart Edward White.
  3. The Chore appears as such at the next Allgemeine. - "The Student-Life of Germany", William Howitt.