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synonyms for corvee

  • chain gang
  • forced-labor camp
  • gulag
  • hard labor
  • rock pile
  • servitude
  • slavery
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How to use corvee in a sentence

These men she saw now working in the dread corvee had been forced from their homes by a counterfeit Khedivial order.
DONOVAN PASHA AND SOME PEOPLE OF EGYPT, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
It suggested that other slavery, which did not hide itself under the forms of conscription and corvee.
DONOVAN PASHA AND SOME PEOPLE OF EGYPT, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
She thought he was referring obliquely to the corvee and the other thing in which her life-work was involved.
DONOVAN PASHA AND SOME PEOPLE OF EGYPT, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
The seignior pays six sous for food, each corve, on men, and twelve sous on each corvee of four oxen.
THE ORIGINS OF CONTEMPORARY FRANCE, VOLUME 1 (OF 6)HIPPOLYTE A. TAINE
I should have been with Yankling Sahib now but for this cursed beegar (the corvee).
KIMRUDYARD KIPLING
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CORVEE

  • chain gang
  • corvee
  • forced-labor camp
  • gulag
  • hard labor
  • rock pile
  • servitude
  • slavery
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.