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From Old English līf (life) + lād (course, journey), later altered under the influence of lively, -hood.

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Livelihood

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Livelihoods

Livelihood (plural Livelihoods)
  1. (obsolete) The length of someone's life; a person's lifetime.
  2. (obsolete) Someone's manner of living; conduct, behaviour.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book I.3:
      his name is sir Ector, & he is a lord of fair lyuelode in many partyes in Englond & Walys [...].
  3. A person's means of supporting himself.

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