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paymaster

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noun pay·mas·ter \-ˌmas-tər\

Simple Definition of paymaster

  • : a person whose job is paying salaries or wages

  • : a person, country, etc., that pays people and controls their actions

Full Definition of paymaster

  1. :  an officer or agent whose duty it is to pay salaries or wages

Examples of paymaster

  1. She worked as the company's paymaster for 22 years.



1537

First Known Use of paymaster

1537


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