pensionary

noun
pen·​sion·​ary | \ ˈpen(t)-shə-ˌner-ē How to pronounce pensionary (audio) \
plural pensionaries

Definition of pensionary

: pensioner especially : hireling

Other Words from pensionary

pensionary adjective

First Known Use of pensionary

1536, in the meaning defined above

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“Pensionary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pensionary. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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