Definition of Toylsom

1. laborious [adj]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Toylsom

toyed
toyer
toyers
toyetic
toyful
toyhouse
toyhouses
toyi-toyi
toying
toyingly
toyings
toyish
toyishly
toyless
toylike
toylsom (current term)
toymaker
toymakers
toymaking
toyman
toymen
toyo
toyocamycin
toyocamycin nitrile hydrolase
toyohaite
toyon
toyons
toyos
toys
toys in the attic

Literary usage of Toylsom

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1823)
"Thy journey's end was heaven, of homes the Alas our life, although we stay at home, Is but a toylsom pilgrimage on earth, But thou a double pilgrimage ..."

2. Toxophilus. 1545 by Roger Ascham (1868)
"... to fix all the industry and art I could unite to the adorning of my native tongue ; not to make verbal curiosities the end, that were a toylsom vanity, ..."

3. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1895)
"... all my travells and excercises in that journey (preached 10 times in 12 dayes), besides other occasions which might bee as toylsom if not so usefull. ..."

4. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1895)
"... all my travells and excercises in that journey (preached 10 times in 12 dayes), besides other occasions which might bee as toylsom if not so usefull. ..."

5. The Lauderdale Papers by John Maitland Lauderdale, Osmund Airy (1884)
"... which ought to have accompanied the sending ofthat book; the incumbrances of my toylsom imployment putts me upon neglects wherof I have cause to be ..."

6. From Academia to Amicitia: Milton's Latin Writings and the Italian Academies by Estelle Haan (1998)
"... to fix all the industry and art I could unite to the adorning of my native tongue; not to make verbal curiosities the end, that were a toylsom vanity, ..."

7. Works of the Camden Society by Camden Society (Great Britain), Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) (1884)
"... the incumbrances of my toylsom imployment putts me upon neglects wherof I have cause to be ashamed: as it was werie refreshing to me, so I knew it would ..."

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