Definition of Fatigue duty

1. Noun. Labor of a nonmilitary kind done by soldiers (cleaning or digging or draining or so on). "They were assigned to kitchen fatigues"

Exact synonyms: Fatigue
Generic synonyms: Assignment, Duty Assignment
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fatigue Duty

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Literary usage of Fatigue duty

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Military Laws of the United States: Relating to the Army, Volunteers by United States, John F. Callan (1868)
"... the pay of the army when employed on fatigue duty. That, whenever it shall ho found expedient to employ the army at work on fortifications, in surveys, ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1866)
"required to take their fair share of fatigue duty with white troops. This is necessary to prepare them for the higher duties of conflicts with the enemy. ..."

3. The Lyon Campaign in Missouri: Being a History of the First Iowa Infantry by Eugene Fitch Ware (1907)
"fatigue duty. —The Missouri Mule.—Number of Slaves.—The Camp.—Mulberries.— Supper.—Sturgis.—July 5th.—Rain.—Bad Roads.—Tents Dumped. ..."

4. The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1865)
"required to take their fair share of fatigue duty with »hite troops. This is necessary to prepare them for the higher duties of conflicts with the enemy. ..."

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