How to use Corvees in a sentence

corvees
  • They collect all taxes, are responsible for the levy of troops, the courier service, corvees, &c., and exercise judicial functions, corresponding directly with Lhasa.

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  • Corvees of 20,000 men used to be forced to clear it out year after year, but at last it was abandoned.

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  • Besides the prestations, a system of corvees, for public works, was enforced.

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