earn (one's) crust

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earn (one's) crust

To do work of any kind for a living; to earn money by some means. No, working in a canning factory isn't exactly glamorous, but I've got to earn my crust somehow. I hear Janet is earning her crust with an investment firm in Tokyo now.
See also: crust, earn
References in classic literature ?
With it I intend to go around the world, to earn my crust of bread and cup of wine.
Sometimes it disgusts me to earn my crust in this world.
He said: "There are other things happening and I might want to readjust how I earn my crust over the year.
From that day on, I have always been conscious that it is Jack's gift I have been precariously exploiting all these years as a means to earn my crusts.