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Definition of Labor

Labor v. t. means: To work at; to work; to till; to cultivate by toil.

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Labor v. t. means: To work at; to work; to till; to cultivate by toil.

Meaning of Labor

Labor (v. t.) means: To work at; to work; to till; to cultivate by toil.

More meanings / definitions of Labor or words, sentences containing Labor?

Labor-saving (a.): Saving labor; adapted to supersede or diminish the labor of men; as, labor-saving machinery.

Struggle (v. i.): To labor in pain or anguish; to be in agony; to labor in any kind of difficulty or distress.

Work (v. t.): To labor or operate upon; to give exertion and effort to; to prepare for use, or to utilize, by labor.

Labor (n.): Intellectual exertion; mental effort; as, the labor of compiling a history.

Moil (v. i.): To soil one's self with severe labor; to work with painful effort; to labor; to toil; to drudge.

Labor (v. t.): To prosecute, or perfect, with effort; to urge stre/uously; as, to labor a point or argument.

Operose (a.): Wrought with labor; requiring labor; hence, tedious; wearisome.

Collaborator (n.): An associate in labor, especially in literary or scientific labor.

Finish (v. t.): To bestow the last required labor upon; to complete; to bestow the utmost possible labor upon; to perfect; to accomplish; to polish.

Day-labor (n.): Labor hired or performed by the day.

Toil (v.): Labor with pain and fatigue; labor that oppresses the body or mind, esp. the body.

Industrial (a.): Consisting in industry; pertaining to industry, or the arts and products of industry; concerning those employed in labor, especially in manual labor, and their wages, duties, and rights.

Laboring (a.): That labors; performing labor; esp., performing coarse, heavy work, not requiring skill also, set apart for labor; as, laboring days.

Delve (v. i.): To dig or labor with a spade, or as with a spade; to labor as a drudge.

Hoe (v. i.): To use a hoe; to labor with a hoe.

Labored (imp. & p. p.): of Labor

Laboring (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Labor

Swink (v. t.): To acquire by labor.

Droil (n.): Mean labor; toil.

Moither (v. i.): To toil; to labor.

Tug (v. i.): To labor; to strive; to struggle.

Headwork (n.): Mental labor.

Toswink (v. i.): To labor excessively.

Overdo (v. i.): To labor too hard; to do too much.

Toil (v. t.): To labor; to work; -- often with out.

Labor (v. t.): To belabor; to beat.

Elaborate (v. t.): To produce with labor

Workfolk (n.): People that labor.

Travel (v. i.): To labor; to travail.

Labor (n.): Any pang or distress.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Labor

Meaning of manual labor

manual labor means: To masturbate.

Meaning of Antique Farm Equipment

Antique Farm Equipment means: Slaves being used for labor.

Meaning of Labor, to

Labor, to means: Description of a vessel when she rolls or pitches excessively while underway in heavy seas.

Meaning of scab

scab means: n 1. A person regarded as contemptible. 2. a. A worker who refuses membership in a labor union. b. An employee who works while others are on strike; a strikebreaker. c. A person hired to replace a striking worker.

Meaning of Careen

Careen means: To heel over a ship to clean the seaweed and barnacles from her bottom. Careening was a necessary part of nautical life. For reasons, which will be explained, it was one of the most hazardous tasks facing a pirate crew. As is well known, as ships cruise the ocean, their bottoms quickly become covered with barnacles. These barnacles affected the ships speed and mobility. These two characteristics were highly respected among pirate captains, for they knew above everything else that if they were to be pursued in would be speed and mobility that would save them above any amount of firepower they might possess. Barnacles posed another problem. If they were not removed, periodically, they would also cause irreparable damage to the hull by eating away the wood or weakening the seems between planks. This meant that if the ship were at sea, far from land, it could go down. The threat of barnacles was taken very seriously. Often ships are dry docked after a long ocean voyage, in order that the hull can be scraped free of barnacles and repaired. Pirate rarely had the opportunity to dry dock. When a ship could not be dry docked, sailors had to devise other ways to clean the bottom. It was practically impossible to clean the bottom of a ship while in the water. The best alternative was careening. Careening involved finding a suitable shallow bay where the ship could safely be run aground, thus exposing as much of the hull above the water line as possible. Then the ship would be unloaded as much as possible. The crew would then need to careen or turn the ship over on one side using block and tackle, and manpower. The crew would try to pull the ship over enough to expose the keel or bottom of the ship. Then they would commence scraping that side of the ship, free of any barnacles. Then any damaged planks would be replaced or repaired. Following this step, if possible the bottom of the ship would be covered with paint, pitch or some kind of proctectant. Once the one side was done, the crew would careen the ship to the other side and repeat the process. The task was labor intensive and time consuming. Pirates were sitting ducks while careening their ship. They were often not armed well enough to stand a major ground assault and with their ship run aground they could not take on another ship. An example of how dangerous careening could be see the entry on Captain Lowther in the Pirates Who's Who of the Caribbean. Having the ship run aground for a long period of time was dangerous, so the pirates did several things to reduce their risks. First they would look for secluded cays that offered good protection and cover from the sea, basically hiding from prying eyes. Such a place was known as a careenage. Another strategy was to careen only one side of the ship at a time in order to cut the length of time on shore by half. Of course pirates could also swap ships in order to avoid careening. However this was seldom done. Many pirates preferred sloops because of their agility and speed and would often become attached to their ship, usually not giving it up unless it was in need of repair.

Meaning of Labor-saving

Labor-saving means: Saving labor; adapted to supersede or diminish the labor of men; as, labor-saving machinery.

Meaning of Struggle

Struggle means: To labor in pain or anguish; to be in agony; to labor in any kind of difficulty or distress.

Meaning of Work

Work means: To labor or operate upon; to give exertion and effort to; to prepare for use, or to utilize, by labor.

Meaning of Labor

Labor means: Intellectual exertion; mental effort; as, the labor of compiling a history.

Meaning of Moil

Moil means: To soil one's self with severe labor; to work with painful effort; to labor; to toil; to drudge.

Meaning of Labor

Labor means: To prosecute, or perfect, with effort; to urge stre/uously; as, to labor a point or argument.

Meaning of Operose

Operose means: Wrought with labor; requiring labor; hence, tedious; wearisome.

Meaning of Collaborator

Collaborator means: An associate in labor, especially in literary or scientific labor.

Meaning of Finish

Finish means: To bestow the last required labor upon; to complete; to bestow the utmost possible labor upon; to perfect; to accomplish; to polish.

Meaning of Day-labor

Day-labor means: Labor hired or performed by the day.

Meaning of Toil

Toil means: Labor with pain and fatigue; labor that oppresses the body or mind, esp. the body.

Meaning of Industrial

Industrial means: Consisting in industry; pertaining to industry, or the arts and products of industry; concerning those employed in labor, especially in manual labor, and their wages, duties, and rights.

Meaning of Laboring

Laboring means: That labors; performing labor; esp., performing coarse, heavy work, not requiring skill also, set apart for labor; as, laboring days.

Meaning of Delve

Delve means: To dig or labor with a spade, or as with a spade; to labor as a drudge.

Meaning of Hoe

Hoe means: To use a hoe; to labor with a hoe.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Diadem

Diadem means: Originally, an ornamental head band or fillet, worn by Eastern monarchs as a badge of royalty; hence (later), also, a crown, in general.

Meaning of Glandulous

Glandulous means: Containing glands; consisting of glands; pertaining to glands; resembling glands.

Meaning of Hydrophyllium

Hydrophyllium means: One of the flat, leaflike, protective zooids, covering other zooids of certain Siphonophora.

Meaning of Instance

Instance means: The act or quality of being instant or pressing; urgency; solicitation; application; suggestion; motion.

Meaning of Narrow

Narrow means: To become less broad; to contract; to become narrower; as, the sea narrows into a strait.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of spliff

spliff means: A marijuana cigarette 

Meaning of bally

bally means: adj darned. A very old-fashioned minor swear word, muck akin to a lighter version of “bloody”: I say, Edward! I think that ruffian is making off with your bally wallet!

Meaning of Hot spot

Hot spot means: Tea or coffee

Meaning of NM

NM means: Nothing much OR nevermind

Meaning of Donkey Kong

Donkey Kong means: Donkey Kong was a large ape.

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