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Definition of "labouring" [labouring]

  • Present participle of labour. (verb)

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Use "labouring" in a sentence
  • "He spent his days in labouring among people upon whom he sometimes fancied he had obtained no hold."
  • "Here was an innumerable multitude of people gathered together, so that they trade one upon another, in labouring to get foremost, and to come within hearing."
  • "A pair of slipshod feet shuffled, hastily, across the bare floor of the room, as this interrogatory was put; and there issued, from a door on the right hand; first, a feeble candle: and next, the form of the same individual who has been heretofore described as labouring under the infirmity of speaking through his nose, and officiating as waiter at the public – house on Saffron Hill."