1. Adjective: Pertaining to workers
“The labor movement means just this: it is the last noble protest of the American people against the power of incorporated wealth.” Wendell Phillips, 1811 – 1884
2. Noun: productive work
“It is lost labor to sow where there is no soil.” German proverb
3. Noun: a group of people engaged in work, generally those who do manual work or work for pay
“Poorly paid labor is inefficient labor, the world over.” Henry George, 1839 – 1897
4. Noun: the process of childbirth, beginning with uterine contractions
“In the moments of labor and birth, all the forces of the universe are flowing through a woman’s body.” Sandra K. MorningStar, ?
5. Verb: to perform work
“Many a man labors for the day he will never live to see.” Danish proverb
6. Verb: to move slowly, with great effort
“The ship labored heavily, but still kept on her way In the teeth of the storm.” The New York Times, January 7, 1882
7. Verb: to dwell on something excessively
“The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon.” Francis Bacon, Sr., 1561 – 1626
8. Verb: to undergo childbirth
“There can be benefits to allowing women to labor longer.” Catherine Pearson, ?