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pension
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
a regular payment to a person that is intended to allow them to have an income without working
  • He is very good to his poor relations: pensions several of the women, and is educating a young fellow at a good deal of expense.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (55% in)
  • Sometimes, if you wanted to get a reform, your only way would be to pension off the good fellows whom everybody is fond of, and put them out of the question.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (33% in)
  • I am not in a position to express my feeling toward Mr. Casaubon: it would be at best a pensioner's eulogy."
    Book 2 — Old and Young (97% in)
  • I must not at least sink into the degradation of being pensioned for work that I never achieved.
    Book 8 — Sunset and Sunrise (37% in)

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