chiefly British English spelling of labor (q.v.); for spelling, see -or. With capital L-, short for "the British Labour Party," it is attested from 1892; the party name itself is from 1886.

updated on May 01, 2016

Definitions of labour from WordNet
labour (v.)
work hard;
Synonyms: labor / toil / fag / travail / grind / drudge / dig / moil
labour (v.)
strive and make an effort to reach a goal;
Synonyms: tug / labor / push / drive
labour (v.)
undergo the efforts of childbirth;
Synonyms: labor
labour (n.)
a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages;
Synonyms: labor / working class / proletariat
labour (n.)
concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child;
Synonyms: parturiency / labor / confinement / lying-in / travail / childbed
labour (n.)
productive work (especially physical work done for wages);
Synonyms: labor / toil
Labour (n.)
a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and formerly the socialization of key industries;
Synonyms: British Labour Party / Labour Party / Labor
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