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stipendiary (not comparable)
- receiving a stipend
1875, Various, Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Vol. XV., No. 85. January, 1875.:
- The unusual hour, appropriate as I supposed only to some porter or other stipendiary visitor of my hotel, caused to shine out with startling refulgence the morning splendors in which Papa Joliet had arrayed himself.
1890, Walter Scott, The Journal of Sir Walter Scott:
- Now, to become a stipendiary editor of a New-Year's Gift-Book is not to be thought of, nor could I agree to work for any quantity of supply to such a publication.
stipendiary (plural stipendiaries)
- One who receives a stipend.
1874, John Lord, A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon:
- Delhi, the capital of the Great Mogul, fell into the hands of the English, and the emperor himself became a stipendiary of a company of merchants.
1908, John Henry Newman, Historical Sketches, Volume I (of 3):
- I confess I have stipendiaries; they are the poor of Christ's flock; a treasure which I am well used in amassing.
one who receives a stipend