Moil

Definition of Moil

v. t.1.To daub; to make dirty; to soil; to defile.
[imp. & p. p. Moiled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Moiling.]
Thou . . . doest thy mind in dirty pleasures moil.
- Spenser.
v. i.1.To soil one's self with severe labor; to work with painful effort; to labor; to toil; to drudge.
Moil not too much under ground.
- Bacon.
Now he must moil and drudge for one he loathes.
- Dryden.
n.1.A spot; a defilement.
The moil of death upon them.
- Mrs. Browning.

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