Definition of toil:
- A net or snare; any thread, web, or string spread for taking prey; - usually in the plural.
- Labor with pain and fatigue; labor that oppresses the body or mind, esp. the body.
- 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 labor; to work; - often with out.
- To weary; to overlabor.
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- exert (part of speech: verb)
- work (part of speech: verb)
- exertion (part of speech: noun)
- "Waiting for Daylight", Henry Major Tomlinson.
- "Lundy's Lane and Other Poems", Duncan Campbell Scott.
- "Song Book of Quong Lee of Limehouse", Thomas Burke.