Usage examples for chore

  1. How Omnium Grabb here, the grocer, missed his dried apples one morning, and how he accused his chore- boy, who was his sister's son too, of having eaten them,-" As if any livin' boy would pick out dried apples to eat, when he hed a hull store to choose from!" – Queen Hildegarde by Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards
  2. Fortunately the cook called Tim at this juncture and gave him a chore to do; and so left the Irish girl and the young Englishman alone. – Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color by Brander Matthews
  3. She disappeared at the first shuffle of a foot under the table, while James and Martha resumed their years- old chore of clearing the table and tackling the dishwashing problem. – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  4. This little chore attended to, they removed their paint and prepared to join in the feast and dancing that would last through the night. – I Married a Ranger by Dama Margaret Smith
  5. I believe the laundress and chore boy come by the day, also cleaning women and such. – Vicky Van by Carolyn Wells