This term is used to denote a larger class of credits than would be includedin the term “wages.” Somers v. Keliher, 115 Mass. 105; Jenks v. Dyer, 102 Mass. 235.The gains of the person derived from his services or labor without the aid of capital.Brown v. Hebard, 20 Wis. 330, 91 Am. Dee. 408; Iloyt v. White, 40 N. H. 48.

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