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Definition of Breadwinning
1. [n -S]
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Literary usage of Breadwinning
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1. Immigration and Americanization: Selected Readings by Philip Davis, Bertha Schwartz (1920)
"It means ability to work, not less, but more, ability to work at something besides breadwinning, ability to work harder while working at breadwinning, ..."
2. Popular Science Monthly (1906)
"they leave, with meager education, the public school, they must immediately plunge into the breadwinning maelstrom to emerge the same fatigued, ..."
3. Christian Reconstruction in the South by Harlan Paul Douglass (1909)
"Children do not become financially independent until full grown; the wife and daughters have no preparation for breadwinning; they are permanent dependents. ..."
4. Principles Governing the Retirement of Public Employees by Lewis Meriam (1918)
"... at as the point at which the chances of immediate cessation of breadwinning ability and the chances of long continued breadwinning ability balance. ..."
5. Statistics of Women at Work: Based on Unpublished Information Derived from by United States Bureau of the Census, Joseph Adna Hill (1907)
"Usually, therefore, a woman who may have taken up a breadwinning occupation in early life gives up that occupation when she marries, or soon thereafter, ..."
6. Survey by Industrial Society (London, England) (1909)
"... or even an insane husband who thus is out of the breadwinning class, all offer peculiar problems. The Widowed Mothers' Fund proposes to establish a ..."