Pensioning
Pension Pen"sion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pensioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pensioning}.] To grant a pension to; to pay a regular stipend to; in consideration of service already performed; -- sometimes followed by off; as, to pension off a servant. [1913 Webster]

One knighted Blackmore, and one pensioned Quarles. --Pope. [1913 Webster]


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