intransitive verb

kurveyed; kurveyed; kurveying; kurveys
: to carry goods about in an ox wagon in southern Africa

Word History


Afrikaans karwei, probably from Dutch karweien to do odd jobs, from karwei job, task, from Middle Dutch corweye corvée, from Middle French corvee

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“Kurvey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kurvey. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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