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stipend
used in The Poisonwood Bible

9 uses
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Definition
a sum of money allotted on a regular basis; usually for some specific purpose
  • Our family receives a stipend of $50 a month for being missionaries.
    Book 1 — Genesis (83% in)
  • Mama Tataba's job, we were surprised to learn, was to live with us and earn a small stipend by doing the same work she'd done for our forerunner in the Kilanga Mission, Brother Fowles.
    Book 1 — Genesis (42% in)
  • This is not the regular Baptist stipend; Our Father is a renegade who came without the entire blessing of the Mission League, and bullied or finagled his way into this lesser stipend.
    Book 1 — Genesis (83% in)
  • This is not the regular Baptist stipend; Our Father is a renegade who came without the entire blessing of the Mission League, and bullied or finagled his way into this lesser stipend.
    Book 1 — Genesis (84% in)
  • I'm afraid the Mission League thinks of your stipend as an act of kindness on their part.
    Book 2 — Revelation (80% in)
  • After the Independence cut off our stipend and all contacts with the larger world, it seems God's plan called for Mother and Ruth May to fall sick nigh unto death.
    Book 3 — Judges (20% in)
  • I even get a little stipend from the National Geographic Society.
    Book 3 — Judges (52% in)
  • And the Mission League cut off our stipend right before Independence!
    Book 3 — Judges (52% in)
  • Anatole earned a stipend from student teaching, an amount the other graduate students called a "pittance," though it was much more than he and I had ever earned together in any year.
    Book 5 — Exodus (69% in)

There are no more uses of "stipend" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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