bywork etymology

English word bywork comes from English work, English by-

Detailed word origin of bywork

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
work English (eng) (countable) A fortification.. (countable) A literary, artistic, or intellectual production.. (heading) Product; the result of effort.. (heading, uncountable) Effort.. (heading, uncountable) Employment.. (mining) Ore before it is dressed.. (physics) A measure of energy expended in moving an object; most commonly, force times distance. No work is done if the object does not move.. (physics, [...]
by- English (eng) Prefix denoting nearness or roundaboutness. Prefix meaning secondary, incidental, or parallel to (usually non-productive) town or city.
bywork English (eng) Work done in addition to one's normal duties; subordinate or secondary business; work done on the side.

Words with the same origin as bywork

Descendants of work
inwrought weisure
Descendants of by-
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