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  • v. to toil
  • v. to muddle
  • v. to muddle
  • v. to pester
  • v. to perplex or bewilder
  • v. murder

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To toil.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To confuse; perplex; distract; bewilder.
  • To spend in labor.
  • To labor hard; toil.


Sorry, no etymologies found.



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  • From WWFTD:

    (origin uncertain)

    Irish & Brit. dial. (also moither, etc.)

    (tv) 1) to perplex, bewilder 2) to distract, bother

    (iv) 1) to talk incoherently: be delirious

    2) to wander about aimlessly or confusedly

    (not to be confused with U.S. vernacular for murder).

    September 29, 2009