toilworn

[ toil-wawrn, -wohrn ]
/ ˈtɔɪlˌwɔrn, -ˌwoʊrn /

adjective

worn by toil: toilworn hands.
worn out or aged by toil: a toilworn farmer.

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Origin of toilworn

First recorded in 1745–55; toil1 + worn
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