Paid
Paid Paid, imp., p. p., & a. from {Pay}. 1. Receiving pay; compensated; hired; as, a paid attorney. [1913 Webster]

2. Satisfied; contented. [Obs.] ``Paid of his poverty.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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