Definition for SWEAT

SWEAT, n. [swet; Sax. swat; D. zweet; G. schweiss; Dan. sveed; Sw. svett; L. sudor.]

  1. The fluid or sensible moisture which is excreted from the skin of an animal. In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread. – Gen. iii.
  2. Labor; toil; drudgery. – Milton.
  3. Moisture evacuated from any substance; as, the sweat of hay or grain in a mow or stack.

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