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wage

noun allowance, compensation, earnings, fee, hire, income, meed, merces, pay, payment, quittance, rate of pay, recompense, remuneration, revenue, reward for service, salary, stipend
Associated concepts: minimum wage, wage rate
See also: charge, commission, exercise, fee, income, payment, perquisite, ply, recompense, remittance

TO WAGE, contracts. To give a pledge or security for the performance of anything; as to wage or gage deliverance; to wage law, &c. Co. Litt. 294. This word is but little used.

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