Income bond
Income In"come, n. 1. A coming in; entrance; admittance; ingress; infusion. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

More abundant incomes of light and strength from God. --Bp. Rust. [1913 Webster]

At mine income I louted low. --Drant. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is caused to enter; inspiration; influence; hence, courage or zeal imparted. [R.] [1913 Webster]

I would then make in and steep My income in their blood. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

3. That gain which proceeds from labor, business, property, or capital of any kind, as the produce of a farm, the rent of houses, the proceeds of professional business, the profits of commerce or of occupation, or the interest of money or stock in funds, etc.; revenue; receipts; salary; especially, the annual receipts of a private person, or a corporation, from property; as, a large income. [1913 Webster]

No fields afford So large an income to the village lord. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

4. (Physiol.) That which is taken into the body as food; the ingesta; -- sometimes restricted to the nutritive, or digestible, portion of the food. See {Food}. Opposed to {output}. [1913 Webster]

{Income bond}, a bond issued on the income of the corporation or company issuing it, and the interest of which is to be paid from the earnings of the company before any dividends are made to stockholders; -- issued chiefly or exclusively by railroad companies.

{Income tax}, a tax upon a person's incomes, emoluments, profits, etc., or upon the excess beyond a certain amount.

Syn: Gain; profit; proceeds; salary; revenue; receipts; interest; emolument; produce. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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