moiling
adjective Date: 1603 1. a. requiring hard work b. industrious <
moiling workers
>
2. violently agitated ; turbulentmoilingly adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Moiling — Moil Moil, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Moiled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Moiling}.] [OE. moillen to wet, OF. moillier, muillier, F. mouller, fr. (assumed) LL. molliare, fr. L. mollis soft. See {Mollify}.] To daub; to make dirty; to soil; to defile. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • moiling — mɔɪl n. hard labor, drudgery; confusion, turmoil v. work hard, labor; be in a state of agitation; agitate, whirl …   English contemporary dictionary

  • moiling — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Moil — Moil, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Moiled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Moiling}.] [OE. moillen to wet, OF. moillier, muillier, F. mouller, fr. (assumed) LL. molliare, fr. L. mollis soft. See {Mollify}.] To daub; to make dirty; to soil; to defile. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moiled — Moil Moil, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Moiled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Moiling}.] [OE. moillen to wet, OF. moillier, muillier, F. mouller, fr. (assumed) LL. molliare, fr. L. mollis soft. See {Mollify}.] To daub; to make dirty; to soil; to defile. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • moilingly — adverb see moiling …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • moil — {{11}}moil (n.) toil, labor, 1612, from from MOIL (Cf. moil) (v.). {{12}}moil (v.) to labour in the mire [Johnson], c.1400, from O.Fr. moillier to wet, moisten (12c., Mod.Fr. mouiller), from V.L. *molliare, from L. mollis soft, from PIE *mel soft …   Etymology dictionary

  • Latimer, Hugh — (c. 1485–1555)    Bishop and Martyr.    Latimer was born in Leicestershire and was educated at the University of Cambridge. He was consecrated Bishop of Worcester in 1535, having advised King Henry VIII during the break with Rome. However, as a… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • turbulent — [adj1] unsettled, raging (referring to weather) agitated, bitter, blustering, blustery, boiling, bumpy, choppy, coarse, confused, destructive, disordered, disturbed, fierce, foaming, furious, howling, inclement, moiling, noisy, restless, riotous …   New thesaurus

  • moilingly — adverb see moiling …   Useful english dictionary

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