1 adjective receiving a stipend 2 also stipendiary magistrate noun (C) a magistrate in Britain who is paid by the state

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  • Stipendiary — Sti*pen di*a*ry, n.; pl. {Stipendiaries}. One who receives a stipend. [1913 Webster] If thou art become A tyrant s vile stipendiary. Glover. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stipendiary — Sti*pen di*a*ry, a. [L. stipendiarius: cf. F. stipendiaire.] Receiving wages, or salary; performing services for a stated price or compensation. [1913 Webster] His great stipendiary prelates came with troops of evil appointed horseman not half… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stipendiary — [stī pen′dē er΄ē] adj. [L stipendiarius] 1. receiving, or performing services for, a stipend 2. paid for by a stipend [stipendiary services] 3. of, or having the nature of, a stipend n. pl. stipendiaries a person who receives a stipend …   English World dictionary

  • stipendiary — ► ADJECTIVE 1) receiving a stipend; working for pay rather than voluntarily. 2) relating to or of the nature of a stipend …   English terms dictionary

  • stipendiary — I. noun (plural aries) Date: 15th century one who receives a stipend II. adjective Date: circa 1545 1. receiving or compensated by wages or salary < a stipendiary curate > 2. of or relating to a stipend …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stipendiary — /stuy pen dee er ee/, adj., n., pl. stipendiaries. adj. 1. receiving a stipend; performing services for regular pay. 2. paid for by a stipend: stipendiary services. 3. pertaining to or of the nature of a stipend. n. 4. a person who receives a… …   Universalium

  • stipendiary — noun Stipendiary is used before these nouns: ↑magistrate …   Collocations dictionary

  • stipendiary — [[t]staɪpe̱ndiəri, AM dieri[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n A stipendiary magistrate or member of the clergy receives a stipend …   English dictionary

  • stipendiary — adj. & n. adj. 1 receiving a stipend. 2 working for pay, not voluntarily. n. (pl. ies) a person receiving a stipend. Phrases and idioms: stipendiary magistrate a paid professional magistrate. Etymology: L stipendiarius (as STIPEND) …   Useful english dictionary

  • stipendiary magistrate — ➔ magistrate * * * stipendiary magistrate UK US noun [C] LAW ► a magistrate who receives a fixed income from the government: »In Scotland, stipendiary magistrates are appointed by the local authority …   Financial and business terms

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