an eighteenth-century term meaning "Pretending to work when you're not actually doing anything at all."
"Wow, she is really focused on he'd work today."
"It would seem so, but she's fudgeling as usual. When I passed her desk, she was playing Mega Annoying Invites: Friendslist Spam-catastrophe on Facebook
In the eighteenth century people talked of "taking a voyage to the Spice Islands," in the nineteenth century gentlemen would "ease themselves." but back in Medieval times a knight would tell people that he was "Going to siege."
"Where did Angus run off too?"
"He ran to the water closet, he said he was going to siege."