\pˈe͡ɪmastə], \pˈeɪmastə], \p_ˈeɪ_m_a_s_t_ə]\
Definitions of PAYMASTER
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
One who is to pay; an officer in the army whose duty is to pay the troops; a naval commissioned officer who has charge of all cash payments of the vessel and of the victualling storesâ€”formerly called a purser: to pay for, to make amends; to give an equivalent for; to bear the expense of; to pay off, to discharge; to retort or revenge upon; to requite; among seamen, to fall to leeward: to pay out, to cause to run out, as a rope; to slacken.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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