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Definitions of fatigue duty

  1. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The work of soldiers distinct from the use of arms. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Labour imposed on a soldier distinct from the use of arms. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. The labours in which soldiers are often engaged distinct from the use of arms. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5. [L.] (Mil.) Any duty entailing labour, other than military, upon a soldier. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
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