The life of a Med Ship man is not exactly a sinecure, at best.
And for the next quarter of an hour the place of the poor repeater was no sinecure.
As to his sinecure, he said, 'Perhaps he might not keep it long.'
Sure I know what a sinecure is: it's a place where there's nothing to do, and they pay you by the piece.
He lived, however, at Leatherhead, Slinfold being a sinecure.