What does the word drudge mean?

Usage examples for drudge

  1. The sarcasm of this reply did not escape even the dull- edged wits of the Irish drudge. – The Lion and the Mouse A Story of an American Life by Charles Klein
  2. She positively did not look a bit like a drudge. – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett
  3. Many and many a man would be amazed at learning that in the tame household drudge, in the meek, timid, apologetic recipient of his caprices, in the worn and fretful invalid, in the commonplace, insipid domestic weakling he scorns an angel unawares. – A New Atmosphere by Gail Hamilton