Part of speech:
The process by which the birth of a mammal occurs, beginning with contractions of the uterus and ending with the expulsion of the fetus and the placenta.
A task performed by such effort
The socioeconomic class consisting of people who work for wages, especially low wages, including unskilled and semiskilled laborers and their families.
(Rare) The class of lowest status in any society
a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and formerly the socialization of key industries
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
The definition of confinement is the action or state of being contained or kept in a place or situation.
The condition of a woman in the process of giving birth.
To move by pulling with great effort or exertion; drag:
To press or urge forward; to drive.
To drive a blow, ball, missile, etc.
To do tedious, unpleasant, or menial work.
(Slang) To understand fully:
To work hard; toil:
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