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Toiling Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    toiling adj : doing arduous or unpleasant work; "drudging peasants"; "the bent backs of laboring slaves picking cotton"; "toiling coal miners in the black deeps" [syn: drudging, laboring, labouring]
Toiling Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Toil \Toil\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Toiled; p. pr. & vb. n. Toiling.] [OE. toilen to pull about, to toil; of uncertain origin; cf. OD. teulen, tuylen, to labor, till, or OF. tooillier, toailler, to wash, rub (cf. Towel); or perhaps ultimately from the same root as E. tug.] To exert strength with pain and fatigue of body or mind, especially of the body, with efforts of some continuance or duration; to labor; to work.

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  • Toiling Midgets: Toiling Midgets is an influential rock band from San Francisco , California with " ... References : com/midgets/toiling. html Tom Mallon's website ...
  • Union of Toiling Peasants: The Union of Toiling Peasants. (Союза трудового крестьянства. was a counter-revolutionary political organization that emerged out of the ...
  • The Toiling of Idle Hands: The Toiling of Idle Hands, is the 2003 moniker-free, solo release from John Tejada . Track listing ": "Sound Of Possibility" – 5:25" ...
  • Party for the Promotion of the Toiling Masses – Abanyamwete: The Party for the Promotion of the Toiling Masses-Abanyamwete (PML-Abanyamwete) is a small political party in Burundi . Category:Political ...
  • Son (Toiling Midgets album): Name Son | Type Album | Artist Toiling Midgets | Cover | Released 1992 | Recorded | Genre rock music | Length | Label Matador | ...

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* The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

* The heights of great men reached and kept, Were not attained by sudden flight, But they, while their companions slept, Were toiling upwards in the night. - Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill

* Property left to a child may soon be lost but the inheritance of virtue--a good name an unblemished reputation--will abide forever. If those who are toiling for wealth to leave their children, would but take half the pains to secure for them virtuous habits, how much more serviceable would they be. The largest property may be wrested from a child, but virtue will stand by him to the last. - William Graham Sumner


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  • Moore pounds way to fame as first Irishman home in London marathon
    While Mo Farah was toiling under the burden of expectation among 37,000 participants in the London marathon on Sunday, Colm Moore was quietly pounding the pavements to be the first Irishman home and 59th overall in a time of 2:29:22. Read more on this news related to 'Toiling'
  • Smyth: Has a blind eye been turned to the temporary foreign worker program?
    There’s been a perception that temporary foreign workers in Canada are mostly toiling in back-breaking jobs nobody else wants — like picking fruit — or doing highly specialized technical work nobody else can do. The statistics paint a different picture. Read more on this news related to 'Toiling'
  • Chidambaram Toiling to Send Son to Parliament
    Innumerable branches of nationalised banks and ATMs dot the region as you drive down from Madurai, proclaiming the hold of Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who has won seven times from this rural parliamentary constituency. Read more on this news related to 'Toiling'

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