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Ὄττω τις ἔραται -> Whatever one loves best | Whom you desire most
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Labour: P. and V. λοχεία, ἡ (Plat.), τόκος, ὁ (or pl.) (Plat.), V. λοχεύματα, τά, ὠδίς, ἡ, γονή, ἡ. Met., see distress.

The pangs of travail: V. λόχια νοσήματα, τά, ὠδίς, ἡ.

Be in travail, v.: P. and V. ὠδίνειν (Plat.), V. λοχεύεσθαι.

A woman who has just been in travail: Ar. and V. λεχώ, ἡ.

v. intrans.

Be in labour: P. and V. ὠδίνειν (Plat.), V. λοχεύεσθαι.

Met., be distressed: P. and V. κάμνειν, πονεῖν, ταλαιπωρεῖν; see under distress.