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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sweat  \Sweat\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Sweat}  or  {Sweated}  (Obs. 
  {Swat});  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Sweating}.]  [OE.  sweten,  AS 
  sw[ae]tan,  fr  sw[=a]t,  n.,  sweat;  akin  to  OFries  &  OS 
  sw[=e]t,  D.  zweet,  OHG.  sweiz,  G.  schweiss  Icel.  sviti 
  sveiti  Sw  svett,  Dan.  sved,  L.  sudor  sweat,  sudare  to 
  sweat,  Gr  ?,  ?,  sweat,  ?  to  sweat,  Skr.  sv[=e]da  sweat,  svid 
  to  sweat.  [root]178.  Cf  {Exude},  {Sudary},  {Sudorific}.] 
  1.  To  excrete  sensible  moisture  from  the  pores  of  the  skin; 
  to  perspire.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Fig.:  To  perspire  in  toil;  to  work  hard;  to  drudge. 
 
  He  'd  have  the  poets  sweat.  --Waller. 
 
  3.  To  emit  moisture,  as  green  plants  in  a  heap. 




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