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Definition of Travailed

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work hard, toil; suffer from pains of childbirth
Travailed Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(imp. & p. p.)
of Travail
  
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Noun
1. concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of labor to the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours"
(synonym) parturiency, labor, labour, confinement, lying-in, childbed
(hypernym) parturition, birth, giving birth, birthing
(hyponym) premature labor, premature labour
(part-holonym) pregnancy, gestation, maternity
(part-meronym) uterine contraction
2. use of physical or mental energy; hard work; "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"
(synonym) effort, elbow grease, exertion, sweat
(hypernym) labor, labour, toil
(hyponym) struggle
(derivation) labor, labour, toil, fag, grind, drudge, dig, moil

Verb
1. work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"
(synonym) labor, labour, toil, fag, grind, drudge, dig, moil
(hypernym) work, do work
(derivation) effort, elbow grease, exertion, sweat