Definition of 'breadline'
Example sentences containing 'breadline'
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But instead of the breadline you've now got a whopping salary -- plus a bonus on each ship! SEIZE THE RECKLESS WINDNot welcome news for our old profession; threatens to put everybody on the breadline. A SONG AT TWILIGHTFifteen would pay Moroni and save him and Charlie from jail, but fifteen would still leave him and Hank on the breadline. FINAL RESORT
Trends of 'breadline'
Used Rarely. breadline is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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