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outdoor relief

noun
1.
another name for out-relief
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  • The current practice was to deal with these cases, as a rule, by outdoor relief.

  • The outdoor relief, where given, had to be subject to two conditions.

  • On 1st January 1871, nearly half the outdoor relief was due to this cause.

  • The expression "outdoor relief" was nowhere defined or limited.

  • But outdoor relief might be given for a short period, and, it was suggested, on loan.

  • This estimate does not include those in receipt of outdoor relief.

    Problems of Poverty John A. Hobson
  • Of this number, 180 are put down as having received institutional and outdoor relief.

  • Magdalene Ponzas age is authenticated by the outdoor relief certificate of the Viennese Municipality.

  • To furnish such institutions of relief as hospitals, outdoor relief stations, etc.

    The Negro W.E.B. Du Bois
  • Their object was to discourage as much as possible the grant of outdoor relief as such.

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