BrE laboring AmE [ˈleıbərıŋ] adj [only before noun]
1.) labouring class/family etc
old-fashioned people who do hard physical work and who do not have a lot of money or power, considered as a group
They wanted to provide education for the labouring classes.
2.) involving hard physical work
a labouring job

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