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out-relief

[out-ri-leef] /ˈaʊt rɪˌlif/
noun, British
1.
public relief administered to people residing in a poorhouse or similar institution.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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out-relief

noun
1.
(English history) money given to poor people not living in a workhouse Also called outdoor relief
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