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 for Hiring
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hire \Hire\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hired (h[imac]rd); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Hiring.] [OE. hiren, huren, AS. h[=y]rian; akin to
     D. huren, G. heuern, Dan. hyre, Sw. hyra. See Hire, n.]
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     1. To procure (any chattel or estate) from another person,
        for temporary use, for a compensation or equivalent; to
        purchase the use or enjoyment of for a limited time; as,
        to hire a farm for a year; to hire money.
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     2. To engage or purchase the service, labor, or interest of
        (any one) for a specific purpose, by payment of wages; as,
        to hire a servant, an agent, or an advocate.
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     3. To grant the temporary use of, for compensation; to engage
        to give the service of, for a price; to let; to lease; --
        now usually with out, and often reflexively; as, he has
        hired out his horse, or his time.
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              They . . . have hired out themselves for bread. --1
                                                    Sam. ii. 5.
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