Sentence Examples

  • There is no reason to regard him as specially connected with the court, as a royal pensioner, nor as forming the bulk of the population.
  • Ultimately he surrendered to Sir John Malcolm, and was .,ent as a state pensioner to Bithur, near Cawnpore.
  • He was lodged in `the Louvre, received the grant of an income equal to that he had hitherto enjoyed, and, with the title of "veteran pensioner" in lieu of that of "foreign associate" (conferred in 1772), the right of voting at the deliberations of the Academy.
  • Biddan, to pray; literally "a man of prayer"), generally a pensioner or almsman whose duty it was to pray for his benefactor.
  • In consequence of its use in this general sense of pensioner, "bedesman" was long used in English as equivalent to "servant."

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