bread line

a group of needy persons waiting in line for free food to be distributed by a government agency or charitable organization.

1825–35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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bread line

a queue of people waiting for free food [syn: breadline
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If the answer is cut taxes, consider yourself lucky that we're not in a bread line now somewhere.
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