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Outdoor relief

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Outdoor relief help given to a pauper who does not live in the workhouse
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Usage

In literature:

This estimate does not include those in receipt of outdoor relief.
"Problems of Poverty" by John A. Hobson
Of this number, 180 are put down as having received institutional and outdoor relief.
"Crime: Its Cause and Treatment" by Clarence Darrow
He had been in receipt of outdoor relief for years.
"In the Wrong Paradise" by Andrew Lang
In February, 1848, the cost of outdoor relief was L72,039, and in March it rose to L81,339.
"The History of the Great Irish Famine of 1847 (3rd ed.) (1902)" by John O'Rourke
Twenty years ago there were no persons whatever seeking outdoor relief in Cork.
"Ireland Under Coercion (2nd ed.) (2 of 2) (1888)" by William Henry Hurlbert
The number of paupers in the workhouse and receiving outdoor relief in the Union of Trim, in 1866, was 2,474.
"The Land-War In Ireland (1870)" by James Godkin
To furnish such institutions of relief as hospitals, outdoor relief stations, etc.
"The Negro" by W.E.B. Du Bois
The system of outdoor relief and the machinery of the Guardians are not adapted for work of this kind.
"Essays in Liberalism" by Various
Should we abolish outdoor relief?
"Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Debate Index" by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
The Bureau for the Relief of the Outdoor Poor is connected with the Almshouse, though it conducts its operations in the city.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
Westminster Hospital originated in 1715 at a small house in Birdcage Walk from which outdoor relief was administered.
"Westminster" by Sir Walter Besant
It was a relief, too, to find herself in the outdoors after her long vigil of study.
"Molly Brown's Senior Days" by Nell Speed
Magdalene Ponza's age is authenticated by the outdoor relief certificate of the Viennese Municipality.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, April 1887" by Various
Mr Barnett did much to discourage outdoor relief, as tending to the pauperization of the neighbourhood.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
But you do not meet parsons in workhouses, though some of them get a good deal of outdoor relief.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
Systems of indoor sweating found for their antidote the pauper system of outdoor relief.
"Stand Up, Ye Dead" by Norman Maclean
He is what in England is called a pauper, who subsists upon "outdoor relief," allowed him by men of intellect.
"English Secularism" by George Jacob Holyoake
Some of the figures just examined may have involved cases of outdoor relief.
"Social Transformations of the Victorian Age" by T. H. S. (Thomas Hay Sweet) Escott
They dispense official outdoor relief.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4" by Various
Most of the counties maintain poor farms and administer outdoor relief, and some care for insane patients at the cost of the state.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various
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In news:

In the midst of this summer's heat wave, we still enjoy a measure of outdoor time, but certainly relish the air-conditioned relief indoors.
MovinCool's portable air conditioner systems are often used to provide cooling relief outdoors and at events.
It's that relief around which the campaign (outdoor, radio and TV) is built.
It's blazing hot outdoors what can the kids do to find relief and cool off.
CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN)— SockGuy has joined outdoor manufacturers and retailers in a Haitian relief effort spearheaded at January's Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City.
Deluxe strain relief grips, suitable for indoor and outdoor applications, are corrosion resistant and feature endless stainless steel wire mesh weave to provide easy installation and arc-of-bend control.
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