Definition of Tutwork

1. n. Work done by the piece, as in nonmetaliferous rock, the amount done being usually reckoned by the fathom.



Definition of Tutwork

1. piece-work [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tutwork

tutsing
tutted
tutti
tutti-frutti
tutti frutti
tutti quanti
tutties
tutting
tuttings
tuttis
tutty
tutu
tutued
tutulemma
tutus
tutwork (current term)
tutworks
tuvirumab
tuwel
tuwels
tuwhit tuwhoo
tuwhit tuwhoos
tux
tuxed
tuxedo
tuxedoed
tuxedoes
tuxedos
tuxes
tuya

Literary usage of Tutwork

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1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1839)
"System of tutwork and Tribute.— Such being the leading features of mining ... Tho dead work is denominated 'tutwork,' and the raising of ores ' tribute;' ..."

2. 'West Barbary,' Or Notes on the System of Work and Wages in the Cornish by Langford Lovell Frederic Rice Price (1891)
"Thus a 'bal-bill' at Carn Brea supplies an example of the ordinary system of tutwork:— For May, 1863. Paid yd day of July, 1863. and Co. (four men). ..."

3. Mine accounts and mining book-keeping: a manual for the use of students by James Gunson Lawn (1909)
"tutwork ledger, 4. Cost book. The first and third are ruled with vertical columns, ... The tutwork book is kept in the form of a ledger, and will be better ..."

4. Orr's Circle of the Sciences: A Series of Treatires on the Principles of by Richard Owen, Wm S Orr, John Radford Young, Alexander Jardine, Robert Gordon Latham, Edward Smith, William Sweetland Dallas (1855)
"At the poorer mines, tutwork is generally confined to ground which is not metallic—tribute work having reference invariably to metallic ground. ..."

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