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toilworn

[toil-wawrn, -wohrn] /ˈtɔɪlˌwɔrn, -ˌwoʊrn/
adjective
1.
worn by toil:
toilworn hands.
2.
worn out or aged by toil:
a toilworn farmer.
Origin of toilworn
1745-1755
1745-55; toil1 + worn
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  • For a while sorrow and care are veiled from the eyes of men, and to the poorest and most toilworn come pleasant dreams.

    The Night Side of London J. Ewing Ritchie
  • First, the toilworn Craftsman that with earth-made Implement laboriously conquers the Earth, and makes her man's.

    Sartor Resartus Thomas Carlyle
  • First, the toilworn Craftsman that with earth-made implement laboriously conquers the Earth, and makes her man's.

  • First the toilworn Craftsman that with earth-made implement laboriously conquers the earth, and makes her man's.

    The Glory of English Prose Stephen Coleridge
  • First, the toilworn craftsman who with earth-made implement laboriously conquers the Earth, and makes her man's.

    Practical Ethics William DeWitt Hyde
  • Hitherto his life had been poor and toilworn; but otherwise not ungenial, and, with all its distresses, by no means unhappy.

    Life of Robert Burns Thomas Carlyle
  • And if their hands were toilworn and their clothes very old-fashioned, Mary did not care.

    Dolly's College Experiences Mabel Cronise Jones
  • She was evidently a Scotch peasant girl, as indicated by the clothes she wore and by her hard, toilworn hands.

    The Day of Judgment Joseph Hocking

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