Definitions for roadworkˈroʊdˌwɜrk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a conditioning exercise for an athlete, esp. a boxer, consisting of running considerable distances on roads.
Origin of roadwork:
The construction or maintenance done to roads.
Exercise such as running and jogging done on the roads.
Roadwork is a novel by Stephen King, published in 1981 under the pseudonym Richard Bachman as a paperback original. It was collected in 1985 in the hardcover omnibus The Bachman Books, which is no longer in print. However, three of the four novels in that collection - Roadwork, The Long Walk, and The Running Man - have since been reprinted as standalone titles. The story takes place in an unnamed Midwestern city in 1973–1974. Barton George Dawes, grieving over the death of his son and the disintegration of his marriage, is driven to mental instability when he learns that both his home and his workplace will be demolished to make way for an extension to an interstate highway.
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