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Moil appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb moil:

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Definition of the noun moil

What does moil mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: moils

  1. Hard work.
  2. Confusion, turmoil.

Definition of the verb moil

What does moil mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: moiled | moiling | moils

  1. work hard
  2. be agitated
    • example: The water moils
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • synonyms of moil: boil / churn / roil
    • more generic word: move = move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
    • more specific words: seethe / roll = boil vigorously
  3. moisten or soil
    • example: Her tears moiled the letter
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic word: smear = stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance

Alternative definition of the verb moil


  1. To toil, to work hard.
  2. To churn continually.


Moil a.k.a. MOIL Limited is a miniratna state-owned manganese-ore mining company headquartered in Nagpur, India. With a market share of 50%, it was the largest producer of manganese ore in India in the fiscal year 2008. MOIL Limited has been ranked #486 among the 500 top companies in India and 9th in the Mines and Metals Sector of the Fortune India 500 list for 2011. MOIL operates 10 mines, six located in Nagpur and Bhandara districts of Maharashtra and four in the Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh. Of the 10, seven are underground mines and three are opencast mines. Its Balaghat mine is the deepest underground manganese mine in Asia.


Moil a.k.a. Mohel is a fictional character from the 2014 film The 30 Year Old Bris.

Phrases with Moil

  1. Toil and Moil
  2. To Toil and Moil

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Moil

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Google previewThe Whole Art of Husbandry; Or, The Way of Managing and Improving of Land ... To which is Added, the Country-man's Kalendar ... The Third Edition, Corrected (1712)

by John MORTIMER (F.R.S.)

The Spicing Apple, of all Äpples that are mark'd, Red is the meanest, The Gennet Moil is a pleasant and necessary Fruit in the Kitchen, and one of the best CyderApples, and a good bearer. The White Must is a very pleasant Apple, yielding ...

Google previewYou Drive Me Crazy (2008)

Love Poems for Real Life by Mary D. Esselman, Elizabeth Ash Vélez

And no one dreams of a happilyeverafter that involves hands “moiling among dinner dishes” (ugh, to moil means to churn about continuously, to toil, to slave)— so there is a suggestion of sadness, of dull duty. Still, the poem reminds us that ...

Google previewThe Whole Art of Husbandry (1716)

Or, the Way of Managing and Improving of Land. Being a Full Collection of what Hath Been Writ, Either by Ancient Or Modern Authors: ... As Also an Account of the Particular Sorts of Husbandry Used in Several Counties; ... To which is Added, the Country-man's Kalendar, ... by John Mortimer

The Gennet Moil is a pleasant and neceflary Fruit ...

Google previewAll about Burns (1896)

by John Dawson Ross

Moil is an English as well as a Scotch word ; though it is almost obsolete with us, and simply means exhausting labor. (3) Stacher is from the same root as " stagger." It is a guttural. Flichterin' — fluttering. A beautiful picture of little children, with ...

Google previewThe Report: Egypt 2011

MOIL has won a number of contracts in the Gulf region, the Caspian Sea, East and West Africa, as well as in Asia. Established in 1978, MOIL is a free-zonejoint-stock company operating under Investment Law No.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language: an Anthology (2006)

an Anthology by Samuel Johnson

MOIL. v.a. [mouiller, French.] 1.

Google previewA Compendious Anglo-Saxon and English Dictionary (1855)

by Joseph Bosworth

Moil, misery, punishment. 2. Malice, guilt, wickedness. Yfel; def. se yfela, yfla ; seo, Jjset yfele, yfle; cmp. wyrse ; »p.wyrst,wyrrest; adj. Moil, bad,vile,ioicked. — Yfel-cund Moil kind, envious ...

Google previewA new dictionary of the English language (1839)

by Charles Richardson

MOIL. See Mule. MOIL, v. t. To wet ; to cover with wet, to splash or bespatter with wet, with mire ; to bemire, to soil or assoil, to dirty. For the word as used by Chapman, (" No more tug one another thus nor moyle your selues,") and Gay, ("' Twas ...

Google previewDictionary of the English Language ... (1839)

by Samuel Johnson

* To Moil, moil, v.a. to daub with dirt; to weary, as , ...

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Small photo of Labour man with hard tool moil pick-axe working at deconstructing of building male physical job outdoors on natural background of silhouette of branch chestnut tree and bright sunbeam, vertical photoSmall photo of Castle Moil near Kyleakin on the Isle of Skye, Hebrides, Scotland.Small photo of Castle Moil, Isle of Skye, ScotlandSmall photo of Strong worker digger man working with pick moil equipment on natural background of chestnut tree branch heavy industry male job outdoor, horizontal pictureSmall photo of Castle Moil Castleis a ruined castle located near the harbour of the village of Kyleakin, Isle of Skye, Scotland, United KingdomSmall photo of Caisteal Maol, a ruined castle near harbor of Kyleakin village, Isle of Skye, Scotland, also known as Castle Moil, Dun Akyn, Dunakin Castle, and Castle Dunakin. Yachts in foreground.Small photo of Seagull on harbour railing, Kyleakin, Isle of Skye, Scotland. Intentional nostalgic processing with shallow depth of field, showing harbour and Castle Moil in the background. More...

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Moil Meaning

Video shows what moil means. To toil, to work hard.. To churn continually.. moil synonyms: labour, labor, toil, workoverblow, scrap. moil pronunciation. How to ...

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Quotes about Moil

Who is weak?
Come and let me comfort you and make strong!
Oil, toil, soil, boil, foil, coil, moil;
In weariness and toil i will put you right,
And like Teira in the river of love. (Edward Kofi Louis)
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Scrabble value of M3O1I1L1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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