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SINECURE. In the ecclesiastical law, this term is used to signify that an
ecclesiastical officer is without a charge or cure.
2. In common parlance it means the receipt of a salary for an office when there are no duties to be performed.
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.