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Toil, vb. 1) intr. to labour, to exert one's strength, to make efforts: Sonn. 25, 12. 28, 8. Ado IV, 1, 191. LLL IV, 3, 3. H4B III, 1, 62. H5 II, 2, 36. H6C III, 2, 178. H8 I, 1, 24. Rom. II, 5, 77.
2) trans. a) to put to pains and labour, to strain: “have --ed their memories,” Mids. V, 74. “t. his wits,” H6B I, 1, 83. “why this watch . . . so nightly --s the subject,” Hml. I, 1, 72.
b) to weary, to fatigue: “--ed with works of war,” R2 IV, 96.
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