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noun as in bursar

Weak match

noun as in cashier

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Richard Mellon Scaife—paymaster of the ‘vast right-wing conspiracy’—died July 4.

And a little later we, too, left the post, following in the dusty wake of the paymaster's wagon and its mounted escort.

I tore back to the paymaster's camp and begged him to get his men mounted and we would follow it up.

He told her that he had sent us to look for it, and that we had taken advantage of the opportunity to rob the paymaster.

Piegan snorted when I told him we were on the dodge—that they were trying to nail us for holding up the paymaster.

As paymaster he had large sums of public money in his hands to meet calls at fixed periods.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to paymaster, such as: cashier, controller, purser, and cashkeeper.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.