slog

[slog]
verb (used with object), slogged, slogging.
1.
to hit hard, as in boxing or cricket; slug.
2.
to drive with blows.
verb (used without object), slogged, slogging.
3.
to deal heavy blows.
4.
to walk or plod heavily.
5.
to toil.
noun
6.
a long, tiring walk or march.
7.
long, laborious work.
8.
a heavy blow.

Origin:
1850–55; variant of slug2

slogger, noun
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slog (slɒɡ)
 
vb , slogs, slogging, slogged
1.  to hit with heavy blows, as in boxing
2.  (intr) to work hard; toil
3.  (intr; foll by down, up, along, etc) to move with difficulty; plod
4.  cricket to score freely by taking large swipes at the ball
 
n
5.  a tiring hike or walk
6.  long exhausting work
7.  a heavy blow or swipe
 
[C19: of unknown origin]
 
'slogger
 
n

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slog
1824, "hit hard," probably variant of slug (3) "to strike." Sense of "walk doggedly" first recorded 1872; noun sense of "hard work" is from 1888.
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Example sentences
All along you'll have to slog through courses unrelated to the fund-raising
  profession.
The slog down to the equator is the opportunity to put yourself in the best
  possible place for crossing the doldrums.
But public trust must be there from the beginning, or this will be a long
  uphill slog.
For years, reporters and researchers have had to slog through several poorly
  designed and piecemeal electronic warehouses.
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