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LABOR. Continued operation; work.
     2. The labor and skill of one man is frequently used in a partnership, and valued as equal to the capital of another.
     3. When business has been done for another, and suit is brought to recover a just reward, there is generally contained in the declaration, a count for work and labor.
     4. Where penitentiaries exist, persons who have committed crimes are condemned to be imprisoned therein at labor.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Hers is an anthropologically-informed history of labour that makes creative use of sources beyond the traditional: the newspaper and archival records yield up their riches alongside gleanings from phrase books published for white settlers to the Colony, or an early Zulu-English dictionary.
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