laboursome

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Etymology[edit]

From labour +‎ -some.

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laboursome ‎(comparative more laboursome, superlative most laboursome)

  1. (obsolete) Hard-working.
  2. (now rare) Characterised or marked by labour; laborious; difficult, elaborate, involved.
    Your laborsome and dainty trims — Shakespeare.