TRAV'AIL, verb intransitive [Latin trans, over, beyond, and mael, work; Eng. moil.]
1. To labor with pain; to toil.
2. To suffer the pangs of childbirth; to be in labor. Genesis 35:16.
TRAV'AIL, verb transitive To harass; to tire; as troubles sufficient to travail the realm. [Not in use.]
TRAV'AIL, noun Labor with pain; severe toil.
As every thing of price, so doth this require travail
1. Labor in childbirth; as a severe travail; an easy travail