dogs|bod|y

dogs|bod|y
dogs|bod|y «DGZ BOD ee, DOGZ-», noun, -bod|ies.
British Slang. a hack; drudge: »

She spent thirty-eight years as a kind of unpaid dogsbody, and then collected all her father's notes into this book after his death (Rosemary Edisford).

[originally dog's body, British nautical slang for a sea biscuit soaked in sugar water]

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