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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Salary \Sal"a*ry\, n.; pl. Salaries. [F. salaire, L. salarium,
originally, salt money, the money given to the Roman soldiers
for salt, which was a part of their pay, fr. salarius
belonging to salt, fr. sal salt. See Salt.]
The recompense or consideration paid, or stipulated to be
paid, to a person at regular intervals for services; fixed
wages, as by the year, quarter, or month; stipend; hire.
This is hire and salary, not revenge. --Shak.
Note: Recompense for services paid at, or reckoned by, short
intervals, as a day or week, is usually called wages.
Syn: Stipend; pay; wages; hire; allowance.
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