Fa*tigue", v. t. [imp. & p.
p. Fatigued (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
Fatiguing, n.] [Cf. F. fatiguer. See
Fatigue, n.] To weary with labor or any
bodily or mental exertion; to harass with toil; to exhaust the
strength or endurance of; to tire.
Syn. -- To jade; tire; weary; bore. See Jade.
Fa*tigue" (?), n. [F., fr.
fatiguer to fatigue, L. fatigare; cf. L. affatim
sufficiently.] 1. Weariness from bodily labor or
mental exertion; lassitude or exhaustion of strength.
2. The cause of weariness; labor; toil; as,
the fatigues of war. Dryden.
3. The weakening of a metal when subjected to
repeated vibrations or strains.
Fatigue call (Mil.), a summons, by
bugle or drum, to perform fatigue duties. -- Fatigue
dress, the working dress of soldiers. --
Fatigue duty (Mil.), labor exacted from
soldiers aside from the use of arms. Farrow. --
Fatigue party, a party of soldiers on fatigue