Origin of numerary
Examples from the Web for numerary
They granted him a considerable sum, at five livres five sous the mark, for fear the king should change the numerary value.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 9 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
About the same date Kempenfelt produced his own numerary code.
A year or two later, probably in consultation with Kempenfelt, he drew up the first of his codes on the numerary system.