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Living, subst. 1) life: “to spend her l. in eternal love,” Compl. 238. “my long sickness of health and l. now begins to mend,” Tim. V, 1, 190. cf. Live, vb.
2) livelihood, maintenance: “she can spin for her l.” Gent. III, 1, 318. “get your l. by reckoniny,” LLL V, 2, 498. As II, 3, 33. III, 1, 8. III, 2, 84.
3) property, possession, fortune: “that I might in virtues, beauties, --s, friends, exceed account,” Merch. III, 2, 158. “you have given me life and l.” V, 286. “where my land and l. lies,” Wint. IV, 3, 104. Rom. IV, 5, 40. Tim. I, 2, 229. Lr. I, 4, 120.
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