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travail

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Ideas lose themselves as quickly as quail, and one must wing them the minute they rise out of the grass, or they are gone.
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English

Etymology

From Old French travail.

Noun

Singular
travail

Plural
travaux

travail (travaux)
  1. arduous or painful labor
  2. work; labor (US), labour (UK)
  3. labor of childbirth

Verb

Infinitive
to travail

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to travail (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To toil
  2. To go through the labor of childbirth

French

Pronunciation

Noun

travail m. (plural travaux)

  1. work; labour

Derived terms

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