living (n.) Old form(s): Liuing , liuings
possessions, means of support, livelihood
KL I.iv.107[Fool to Lear, of his daughters] If I gave them all my living
MV III.ii.156[Portia to Bassanio] I might in virtues, beauties, livings, friends, / Exceed account
MV V.i.286[Antonio to Portia] you have given me life and living
Tim I.ii.225[Timon to Alcibiades] all thy living / Is 'mongst the dead
Tim IV.iii.520[Flavius to Timon] That which I show [is] ... / Care of your food and living
WT IV.iii.95[Autolycus to Clown, of the supposed robber] he ... married a tinker's wife within a mile where my land and living lies
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