Trudging
Trudge Trudge, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trudged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trudging}.] [Perhaps of Scand. origin, and originally meaning, to walk on snowshoes; cf. dial. Sw. truga, trudja, a snowshoe, Norw. truga, Icel. [thorn]r[=u]ga.] To walk or march with labor; to jog along; to move wearily. [1913 Webster]

And trudged to Rome upon my naked feet. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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