Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Toil; exertion; effort.
  • noun Tillage; cultivation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective That labors; performing labor; esp., performing coarse, heavy work, not requiring skill also, set apart for labor.
  • adjective Suffering pain or grief.
  • adjective the oar which requires most strength and exertion; often used figuratively.

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  • verb US Present participle of labor.

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  • adjective doing arduous or unpleasant work

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