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paymaster (n.)

1540s, "military officer whose duty is to distribute their wages to the men and officers," from pay (n.) + master (n.). In the navy he also had charge of provisions, clothing, and small stores.

updated on March 05, 2020

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Definitions of paymaster from WordNet

paymaster (n.)
a person in charge of paying wages;
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