Antonyms for hand-out

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“Not if he struck him for a hand-out,” muttered the slangy Tom.

Hand-Out: a bundle of food handed out to a beggar at the back door.

A lunch had been served on the train early in the day, but that was only a "hand-out."

I've never earned a hand-out with more dignified probity, sir.

He had, in the first place, come to our back door to beg a hand-out.

The hand-out was a damn sight better'n th' rotten slush I get here.

He begged a hand-out from one of the small houses and hunted a place to spend the night.

He went from house to house begging a hand-out, but the residents were colder than the weather.

In this business ye got to cough up yer whole soul jus' to get a lump (hand-out).

I'd a-hated your fine talk, an' your poetry, an' the thing about you that makes you hate to touch a guy for a hand-out.

WORD ORIGIN

also handout, hand out, "alms or food given to a beggar," 1882, hobo slang, from hand (v.) + out. Meaning "distributed printed informational matter" is from 1927.

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