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Coming-in

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Coming-in. n.s. Revenue; income.

Here's a small trifle of wives, eleven widows and nine maids in a simple coming-in for one man. Shakespeare.

What are thy rents? what are thy comings-in?
O ceremony, shew me but thy worth:
What is thy toll, O adoration?
Shakesp. Henry V.

Sources: Shakespeare's Henry V (66) · Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice (83)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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