Be*la"bor (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Belabored (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Belaboring.]

1.

To ply diligently; to work carefully upon.

"If the earth is belabored with culture, it yieldeth corn."

Barrow.

2.

To beat soundly; to cudgel.

Ajax belabors there a harmless ox. Dryden.

 

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