Sweat v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sweat or Sweated (Obs. Swat ); p. pr. & vb. n. Sweating.]
1. To excrete sensible moisture from the pores of the skin; to perspire.
2. Fig.: To perspire in toil; to work hard; to drudge.
He 'd have the poets sweat. --Waller.
3. To emit moisture, as green plants in a heap.