In addition to his own bread-winning work, he gave an immense amount of time and labour to Miss Nightingale.
I must give first attention to bread-winning and like things.
She can earn as much as a hundred dollars a month, and professes to regard this form of bread-winning as her natural destiny.
In fact I must admit that she has no bread-winning talent, and that in case of need she could not earn her own livelihood.
By what means were these things to be ensured to them if her skill in bread-winning should fail her?
On the practical side, it is by the thinking alone that man solves his bread-winning problem.
She had come to Nîmes because she was a worker, because this town contained special material necessary to her bread-winning.
Nowadays such opportunities may be had by any man who will keep himself free from the servitude of a bread-winning profession.
But bread-winning wants something else, and the 'isms without it won't pay.
Kern was eighteen, with six years of bread-winning behind her, but she told her story exactly in the manner of a child of eight.
also bread-winner, "one who supplies a living for others, especially a family," 1821, from the noun bread (probably in a literal sense) + winner, from win (v.) in its sense of "struggle for, work at." Attested slightly earlier (1818) in sense "skill or art by which one makes a living." Not too far removed from the image at the root of lord (n.).