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BOUNTY. A sum of money or other thing, given, generally by' the government, to certain persons, for some service they have done or are about to do to the public. As bounty upon the culture of silk; the bounty given to an enlisted soldier; and the like. It differs from a reward, which is generally applied to particular cases; and from a payment, as there is no contract on the part of the receiver of the bounty.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Mark Sherman, the Stamford, Conn., attorney who represented the Kaisers, says, "The timing of this bounty and the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act with its whistleblower bounty provisions was no coincidence.
Historians amateur or professional are welcome to enlighten us on this 'bounty'.
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Given this background, the success enjoyed by Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott in winning his first bounty tournament at last month gave him a great deal of satisfaction.
Bounty's team will promote Dermasalve to around 12,000 maternity and healthcare professionals nationwide and through its website.
Berthed at Spillers Wharf, HMS Bounty will be open to the public on Friday, from 10am to 5.30pm, and also Saturday, as part of the city's free Fair Trade Festival.
An Anglican priest and professional nutritionist who has advised the White House and the World Health Organization on questions of hunger, Campbell has written a spiritual handbook in which the traditional Way of the Cross is transformed into a pilgrimage from the bounty of creation to the banquet of heaven.
And speaking of vehicles, Oregon Bounty is touring the state in a Monaco Coach (made in Oregon) that initially was donated for the governor's use and then was retrofitted as a traveling advertisement for the state's economic assets.
Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is sent to find a missing computer geek named Samuel Singh, an illegal immigrant gone five days.
Few squadrons have faced the series of challenges and met them head-on better than the Bounty Hunters.
Controversial singer Bounty Killer pulled out of a performance at a city nightclub earlier this month amid fierce protests from British gay rights campaigners.