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  • v. To exhaust by labour; overwork.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To exhaust by labor.

Etymologies

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From Middle English forswinken, equivalent to for- +‎ swink.

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  • To exhaust by labour. (from Phrontistery)

    May 24, 2008