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a person who earns a livelihood, especially one who also supports dependents.
Contemporary Examples

Hanna Rosin’s The End of Men Turned Me Into a Caricature Andy Hinds September 28, 2012

Historical Examples

Pipefuls Christopher Morley
Mother Maksim Gorky
Richard Wagner His Life and His Dramas W. J. Henderson
Steel Charles Rumford Walker
The Journal of a Disappointed Man Wilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion

a person supporting a family with his or her earnings


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