Fatigue duty

Fatigue duty is the labor assigned to military men that does not require the use of arms. Parties sent on fatigue duty were known in English by the French term `detachemens` according to an 1805 military dictionary. == History == The term is recorded in America in 1776, and in an 1805 British military dictionary. In the United States, the allowa.....
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fatigue duty

[n] - labor of a nonmilitary kind done by soldiers (cleaning or digging or draining or so on)
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fatigue duty

fatigue noun labor of a nonmilitary kind done by soldiers (cleaning or digging or draining or so on); `the soldiers were put on fatigue to teach them a lesson`; `they were assigned to kitchen fatigues`
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