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toil



Pronunciation: (toil), [key]
n.
1. hard and continuous work; exhausting labor or effort.
2. a laborious task.
3. Archaic.battle; strife; struggle.

v.i.
1. to engage in hard and continuous work; labor arduously: to toil in the fields.
2. to move or travel with difficulty, weariness, or pain.

v.t.
to accomplish or produce by toil.

toil



Pronunciation: (toil), [key]
n.
1. Usually, toils. a net or series of nets in which game known to be in the area is trapped or into which game outside of the area is driven.
2. Usually, toils. trap; snare: to be caught in the toils of a gigantic criminal conspiracy.
3. Archaic.any snare or trap for wild beasts.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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