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noun

Hard or agonizing labor, painfully difficult work; anguish or suffering resulting from physical or mental hardship; also, the pain of childbirth.

Far travel, very far travel, or travail, comes near to the worth of staying at home.

—Henry David Thoreau Walden (1864)

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