Definition of drudge:
political hack, grok, drive, savvy, cyberpunk, cyber-terrorist, scullion, roil, laborer, burner of midnight oil, get the picture, grate, fatigue, dig up, ward-heeler, galley slave, weary, bray, compass, slave, prod, boil, wear down, comminute, turn over, grub, wear out, machine politician, dig out, delve, plodder, comprehend, lackey, dogsbody, wear, tire out, poke, outwear, jab, plodder, fag out, grasp, menial, taxi, labor, hacker, grind, wear upon, literary hack, work, mash, navvy, peon, crammer, nag, fag, cut into, toiler, cab, taxicab, travail, cranch, excavate, jade, crunch, grub, moil, hollow, labour, push, churn, stab, slave, workhorse, hack writer, toil, drone, tire, hack, apprehend, tug, plug, craunch, dig.
Surely, if a woman is denied any lot in life but that of being the personal body- servant of a despot, and is dependent for everything upon the chance of finding one who may be disposed to make a favourite of her instead of merely a drudge, it is a very cruel aggravation of her fate that she should be allowed to try this chance only once.- "The Subjection of Women", John Stuart Mill.
- "Mary Rose of Mifflin", Frances R. Sterrett.
- "A Collection of College Words and Customs", Benjamin Homer Hall.