STIPEND , a fixed periodicalpayment or
See also:salary for services rendered . The word is particularly used of the income from an ecclesiastical
See also:benefice or of the salary paid to any
See also:minister of religion . In the
See also:Kingdom a paid
See also:magistrate or
See also:justice of the peace, appointed by the
See also:Crown on the advice of the home secretary for certain boroughs are termed " stipendiaries " or . " stipendiary magistrates " (see JUSTICE OF THE PEACE) . The Latin stipendium (for stipipendium) is derived from sties, a
See also:gift, contribution (originally a heap of coins, stipare, to
See also:press; mass together) and pendere, to weigh out, pay . This was applied first to the pay of the army, and hence was used in the sense of (After Naumann.) military service, in such phrases as stipendia facere, and of a
See also:campaign, e.g. vicena stipendia meritis (Tac .
See also:Ann. i . 17) . It also meant a tax or
See also:impost, payable in
See also:money .
JULIUS STINDE (1841-1905)
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