Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of labour.

Etymologies

labour +‎ -eth (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • For what reason is there that he which laboureth much and, sparing the fruits of his labour, consumeth little should be more charged than he that, living idly, getteth little and spendeth all he gets; seeing the one hath no more protection from the Commonwealth than the other?

    Leviathan

  • He that laboureth laboureth for himself; for his mouth craveth it of him.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • That ye submit yourselves unto such, and to every one that helpeth with us, and laboureth.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • But that use of wit and knowledge is to be allowed, which laboureth to make doubtful things certain, and not those which labour to make certain things doubtful.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • Modicum et non videbitis me; et iterum, modicum, et videbitis me, &c. (7) Upon this I have insisted the more, in regard of the great and blessed use thereof; for this point well laboured and defined of would in my judgment be an opiate to stay and bridle not only the vanity of curious speculations, wherewith the schools labour, but the fury of controversies, wherewith the Church laboureth.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • They are men of a large corporature, and good proportion; their colour is not much unlike the sunburnt countryman, who laboureth daily in sun for his living.

    The North-West Passage

  • Launcelot, I am a stranger and a knight adventurous, that laboureth throughout many realms for to win worship.

    Le Morte d'Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory's book of King Arthur and of his noble knights of the Round table

  • I love him who laboureth and inventeth, that he may build the house for the Superman, and prepare for him earth, animal, and plant: for thus seeketh he his own down – going.

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none

  • So he giveth a penny to him that laboureth all day, he may give a penny also to him that worketh but one hour.

    The Doctrine of the Saints��� Perseverance Explained and Confirmed

  • So every craftsman and workmaster that laboureth night and day, he who maketh graven seals, and by his continual diligence varieth the figure: he shall give his mind to the resemblance of the picture, and by his watching shall finish the work.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete

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