n.1.Labor with pain; severe toil or exertion.
As everything of price, so this doth require travail.
- Hooker.
2.Parturition; labor; as, an easy travail.
1.Same as Travois.
v. i.1.To labor with pain; to toil.
[imp. & p. p. Travailed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Travailing.]
2.To suffer the pangs of childbirth; to be in labor.
v. t.1.To harass; to tire.
Noun1.travail - concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of labor to the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours"
2.travail - use of physical or mental energy; hard work; "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"
Verb1.travail - work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"
Synonyms: drudge, labour, moil, toil, fag, labor, dig, grind

TRAVAIL. The act of child-bearing.
     2. A woman is said to be in her travail from the time the pains of child-bearing commence until her delivery. 5 Pick. 63; 6 Greenl. R. 460.
     3. In some states, to render the mother of a bastard child a competent witness in the prosecution of the alleged father, she must have accused him of being the father during the time of her travail. 2 Root, R. 490; 1 Root, R. 107; 2 Mass. R. 443; 5 Mass. R. 518; 8 Greenl. R. 163; 3 N. H. Rep. 135; 6 Greenl. R. 460. But in Connecticut, when the state prosecutes, the mother is competent, although she did not accuse the father during her travail. 1 Day, R. 278.

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Trautvetteria carolinensis
-- Travail --
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