Meaning of moil

moil

Pronunciation: (moil), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to work hard; drudge.
  2. to whirl or churn ceaselessly; twist; eddy.
—v.t.
  1. to wet or smear.
—n.
  1. hard work or drudgery.
  2. confusion, turmoil, or trouble.
  3. a superfluous piece of glass formed during blowing and removed in the finishing operation.
  4. a short hand tool with a polygonal point, used for breaking or prying out rock.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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