Fatigue party
Fatigue Fa*tigue", n. [F., fr. fatiguer to fatigue, L. fatigare; cf. L. affatim sufficiently.] 1. Weariness from bodily labor or mental exertion; lassitude or exhaustion of strength. [1913 Webster]

2. The cause of weariness; labor; toil; as, the fatigues of war. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

3. The weakening of a metal when subjected to repeated vibrations or strains. [1913 Webster]

{Fatigue call} (Mil.), a summons, by bugle or drum, to perform fatigue duties.

{Fatigue dress}, the working dress of soldiers.

{Fatigue duty} (Mil.), labor exacted from soldiers aside from the use of arms. --Farrow.

{Fatigue party}, a party of soldiers on fatigue duty. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Fatigue — Fa*tigue , n. [F., fr. fatiguer to fatigue, L. fatigare; cf. L. affatim sufficiently.] 1. Weariness from bodily labor or mental exertion; lassitude or exhaustion of strength. [1913 Webster] 2. The cause of weariness; labor; toil; as, the fatigues …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Fatigue duty — Fatigue Fa*tigue , n. [F., fr. fatiguer to fatigue, L. fatigare; cf. L. affatim sufficiently.] 1. Weariness from bodily labor or mental exertion; lassitude or exhaustion of strength. [1913 Webster] 2. The cause of weariness; labor; toil; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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