Pensioner

Definition of Pensioner

Pen´sion`er
n.1.One in receipt of a pension; hence, figuratively, a dependent.
The fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train.
- Milton.
Old pensioners . . . of Chelsea Hospital.
- Macaulay.
2.One of an honorable band of gentlemen who attend the sovereign of England on state occasions, and receive an annual pension, or allowance, of £150 and two horses.
3.In the university of Cambridge, England, one who pays for his living in commons; - corresponding to commoner at Oxford.

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