It is a fictitious clearness of mind that comes to the midnight toiler.
You look out: the toiler's day is a-comin', and it ain't so fur off, neither!
And drab is the mind of the toiler all this time, drab as the skies above and the walls beneath.
From this age onwards, the young Greenlander remains a toiler of the sea.
I was the toiler in mud-stiffened overalls, he arrogant and supercilious in broadcloth and linen.
The toiler badly paid and ill-fed, is separated from the thinker.
Mr. Oseba concluded, from the conspicuousness of military show, that every toiler in Europe carried a soldier on his back.
Who wouldn't be a fellah rather than a toiler in any English town?
Also save the little Mission toiler from contamination by personal contact with the bad man, or words to that effect.
Thus he saw them, thus he heard, whilst the pale and watery sunlight lit up the form of the toiler in Pher.
"hard work," c.1300, "turmoil, contention, dispute," from Anglo-French toil (13c.), from toiler "agitate, stir up, entangle," from Old French toeillier "drag about, make dirty" (12c.), usually said to be from Latin tudiculare "crush with a small hammer," from tudicula "mill for crushing olives, instrument for crushing," from root of tundere "to pound" (see obtuse). Sense of "hard work, labor" (1590s) is from the related verb (see toil (v.)).
"net, snare," 1520s, from Middle French toile "hunting net, cloth, web" (cf. toile d'araignée "cobweb"), from Old French teile, from Latin tela "web, woven stuff," related to texere "to weave" (see texture). Now used largely in plural (caught in the toils of the law).
c.1300, toilen, "pull at, tug;" late 14c. as "struggle, work, labor," from Anglo-French tuailler, Old French toellier (see toil (n.1)). Related: Toiled; toiling.