The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Sweat \Sweat\, n. [Cf. OE. swot, AS. sw[=a]t. See Sweat, v.
1. (Physiol.) The fluid which is excreted from the skin of an
animal; the fluid secreted by the sudoriferous glands; a
transparent, colorless, acid liquid with a peculiar odor,
containing some fatty acids and mineral matter;
perspiration. See Perspiration.
In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread.
2. The act of sweating; or the state of one who sweats;
hence, labor; toil; drudgery. --Shak.
3. Moisture issuing from any substance; as, the sweat of hay
or grain in a mow or stack. --Mortimer.
4. The sweating sickness. [Obs.] --Holinshed.
5. (Man.) A short run by a race horse in exercise.
Sweat box (Naut.), a small closet in which refractory men
Sweat glands (Anat.), sudoriferous glands. See under