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labor
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 17
2. Intellectual exertion; mental effort; as, the labor of compiling a history.
4. Travail; the pangs and efforts of childbirth.
6. The pitching or tossing of a vessel which results in the straining of timbers and rigging.
7. To exert muscular strength; to exert one's strength with painful effort, particularly in servile occupations; to work; to toil.
8. To exert one's powers of mind in the prosecution of any design; to strive; to take pains.
11. A store or set of stopes.
12. A measure of land in Mexico and Texas, equivalent to an area of 177 acres.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To work at; to work; to till; to cultivate by toil.
3. To belabor; to beat.
4. To prosecute, or perfect, with effort; to urge streuously; as, to labor a point or argument.
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