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pension
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
a regular payment to a person that is intended to allow them to have an income without working
  • No chance-child was he, for he could trace his genealogy all the way back to his parents, who lived hard by; his mother being a washerwoman, and his father a drunken soldier, discharged with a wooden leg, and a diurnal pension of twopence-halfpenny and an unstateable fraction.
    Chapter 5 — Oliver Mingles with New Associates. Going to a Funeral.... (29% in)
  • 'There are fourteen water-mills, six steam-engines, and a galvanic battery, always a-working upon it, and they can't make it fast enough, though the men work so hard that they die off, and the widows is pensioned directly, with twenty pound a-year for each of the children, and a premium of fifty for twins.
    Chapter 48 — The Flight of Sikes (40% in)

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