8 Wintry Words to Defrost Your Vocabulary
c.1400, from Old North French chive (Old French, Modern French cive, 13c.), from Latin cepa "onion" (see onion).
: something better than shitwork jobs
Menial and tedious work; degrading routine work; scut work: the boredom, the shitwork, the perpetual deadlines (1960s+)