Definition of Journeywork

1. n. Originally, work done by the day; work done by a journeyman at his trade.



Definition of Journeywork

1. Noun. (obsolete) Work done by the day. ¹

2. Noun. Work done by a journeyman at his trade. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Journeywork

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Journeywork

journeyed
journeyer
journeyers
journeying
journeyings
journeylike
journeyman
journeymanship
journeymen
journeypeople
journeyperson
journeypersons
journeys
journeywoman
journeywomen
journeywork (current term)
journeyworks
journo
journos
jours
joust
jousted
jouster
jousters
jousting
jousts
jove
jovial
jovialist
jovialists

Literary usage of Journeywork

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1. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1899)
"True it is that they are only what Carlyle himself would have described as ' honest journeywork '; but that he was not ashamed of honest journeywork appears ..."

2. London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"Did no committee sit, where he Might cut out journeywork for thee 7 And set thee a task with subornation, To stitch up sale and sequestration. ..."

3. Publications (1846)
"... that can devour three or four churches, as many lectures, beside four shillings a day for journeywork. His name is Ass in the head, and LV in the tail. ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Throughout the 18th century journeywork and apprenticeship were general. Wages, compared with the cost of living, were meagre, and the day's work, ..."

5. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"... the stage does not Such whose vocation only is to song; At most to prologue, when, for want of belong, time, Poets take in for journeywork in rhyme. ..."

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