labor, labour, toil(verb)
productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
"his labor did not require a great deal of skill"
labor, labour, toil, fag, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moil(verb)
"She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"
A net or snare; any thread, web, or string spread for taking prey; usually in the plural.
To labour; work.
a net or snare; any thread, web, or string spread for taking prey; -- usually in the plural
to exert strength with pain and fatigue of body or mind, especially of the body, with efforts of some continuance or duration; to labor; to work
to weary; to overlabor
to labor; to work; -- often with out
labor with pain and fatigue; labor that oppresses the body or mind, esp. the body
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
toil, n. a net or snare. [O. Fr. toile, cloth—L. tela, from texĕre, to weave.]
toil, v.i. to labour: to work with fatigue.—n. labour, esp. of a fatiguing kind.—n. Toil′er.—adjs. Toil′ful, Toil′some, full of fatigue: wearisome; Toil′less.—adv. Toil′somely.—n. Toil′someness.—adj. Toil′-worn, worn out with toil. [O. Fr. touiller, to entangle; of dubious origin—prob., acc. to Skeat, from a freq. form of Old High Ger. zucchen (Ger. zucken), to twitch; cf. Old High Ger. zocchón, to pull, zogón, to tear; all derivatives from Old High Ger. zíhan (Ger. ziehen), to pull.]
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The numerical value of Toil in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Toil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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- كدح, كد, تعبArabic
- treballCatalan, Valencian
- dřina, dřítCzech
- sich quälen, schuften, sich plagenGerman
- κόπος, μόχθοςGreek
- ahkerointi, raataa, uurastus, vastukset, vaiva, rehkiäFinnish
- baruffa, tenzone, fatica, disputa, lavoro, diverbio, litigioItalian
- labeuren, gezwoeg, werkenDutch
- трудиться, работа, трудRussian
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