toilsome
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈtɔɪlsəm/
Adjective

toilsome

  1. Requiring continuous physical effort; laborious.
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, V.10:
      ‘And you, Sir knight,’ / (Said she) ‘that taken have this toylesome paine / For wretched woman […]!’
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