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Pension

Pen´sion
n.1.A payment; a tribute; something paid or given.
The stomach's pension, and the time's expense.
- Sylvester.
2.A stated allowance to a person in consideration of past services; payment made to one retired from service, on account of age, disability, or other cause; also, a regular stipend paid by a government to retired public officers, disabled soldiers, the families of soldiers killed in service, or to meritorious authors, or the like.
To all that kept the city pensions and wages.
- 1 Esd. iv. 56.
3.A certain sum of money paid to a clergyman in lieu of tithes.
4.A boarding house or boarding school in France, Belgium, Switzerland, etc.
v. t.1.To grant a pension to; to pay a regular stipend to; in consideration of service already performed; - sometimes followed by off; as, to pension off a servant.
[imp. & p. p. Pensioned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Pensioning.]
Noun1.Pensionpension - a regular payment to a person that iis intended to allow them to subsist without working
Verb1.pension - grant a pension to
Synonyms: pension off

PENSION. A stated and certain allowance granted by the government to an individual, or those who represent him, for valuable services performed by him for the country. The government of the United States has, by general laws, granted pensions to revolutionary soldiers; vide 1 Story's Laws U. S. 68; 101, 224, 304, 363, 371, 451; 2 Id. 903, 915, 983, 1008, 1240; 3 Id. 1662, 1747, 1778, 1794, 1825, 1927; 4 Id. 2112, 2270, 2329, 2336, 2366; to naval officers and sailors; 1 Sto. L. U. S. 474, 677, 769; 2 Id. 1284 3 Id. 1565; to the army generally; 1 Id. 360, 412, 448; 2 Id. 833; 3 Id 1573 to the militia generally; 1 Id. 255, 360, 412, 488 2 Id. 1382; 3 Id. 1873; in the Seminole war, 3 Id. 1706.

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