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livelihood
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
the money needed to provide the necessesities of life; or the way one earns that money
  • What wonder, then, that these Nantucketers, born on a beach, should take to the sea for a livelihood!
    Chapters 13-15 -- Wheelbarrow; Nantucket; Chowder (56% in)
  • Is the Duke so very poor as to be forced to this desperate mode of getting a livelihood?
    Chapters 88-90 -- Schools and Schoolmasters; Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish; Heads or Tails (87% in)

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