Origin of half pay
Examples from the Web for half pay
Fancy liking to walk three miles, now, to dine with Jones and drink his half-pay port!The Virginians|William Makepeace Thackeray
I shall be glad to give you the half-pay up to date, for doubtless it will reach his wife more safely through you.A Retrospect|James Hudson Taylor
The President could do little with the axe or wheelbarrow himself; and half-pay could employ but few labourers at 3s.Toronto of Old|Henry Scadding
This he had since commuted for half-pay, and, of course, had virtually parted with its privileges.
This rendered it unnecessary for us to consult the army on the equivalent for half-pay.