Pronunciation: (moil),[key] —v.i. 1. to work hard; drudge.
2. to whirl or churn ceaselessly; twist; eddy.
—v.t. Archaic.to wet or smear.
—n. 1. hard work or drudgery.
2. confusion, turmoil, or trouble.
3. Glassmaking.a superfluous piece of glass formed during blowing and removed in the finishing operation.
4. Mining.a short hand tool with a polygonal point, used for breaking or prying out rock.