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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Lucre


LU'CRE, noun lu'ker. [Latin lucrum.] Gain in money or goods; profit; usually in an ill sense, or with the sense of something base or unworthy.

The lust of lucre and the dread of death.

A bishop must be blameless - not given to filthy lucre Titus 1:7.