Definition of week-work in English:

week-work

noun

historical
  • In Anglo-Saxon and later medieval England: work done by a tenant for a lord, carried out on a regular basis a certain number of days each week; (also in plural) the requirement to carry out this type of work.

Origin

Old English; earliest use found in Laws: Rectitudines. From week + work.

Pronunciation

week-work

/ˈwiːkwəːk/