It was more like a hobby – or maybe a collection.
You guys are my hobby; keeping you informed and safe.
His father appears, like many other men of the time, to have made a hobby of education.
Wild flowers had become a hobby of Cynthia's since coming to Ouray County.
His hobby was gardening, and it is believed that many of the 123 varieties of pears and 146 varieties of apples for which the district is famous were due to his skill and enterprise.
He made a special hobby of heraldry and genealogy.
The surrounding scenery is famous for its richness of colour, especially in the grounds of Cary Court, and along "The Hobby," a road cut through the woods and overlooking the, sea.
His hobby for orchid-growing at his house "Highbury" near Birmingham also became famous.
In '707 a number of English antiquaries began to hold regular meetings for the discussion of their hobby and in 1717 the Society of Antiquaries was formally reconstituted, finally receiving a charter from George II.
They looked unused... his mothers' hobby, or was there a sad story?
Martha and Betsy chatted constantly over decorating ideas and their new hobby, scouring the area for antiques.
Additionally, online stores powered by Yahoo and Google and Amazon exist where small vendors can set up storefronts and sell to the world, as a hobby or a livelihood.
Well, go on," he continued, returning to his hobby; "tell me how the Germans have taught you to fight Bonaparte by this new science you call 'strategy.'"
The same mongoose also refused to eat a kestrel (Cerchneis rupicoloides) and a hobby (Falco subbuteo), although it devoured certain other birds that were given to it.