noun, plural pen·sion·ar·ies.
Examples from the Web for pensionary
He had been one of the Orangist leaders at the time of the restoration of 1787 and had filled the post of pensionary of Rotterdam.History of Holland|George Edmundson
England demanded a disavowal of the treaty and the punishment of the pensionary.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
Pauw was replaced as pensionary by Jacob Cats, and the objections of Richelieu were met and satisfied.
While he lived, the Pensionary was content to be the most obedient, the most trusty, and the most discreet of servants.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Pensionary Hoogerbeets was made prisoner in precisely the same manner.The Life of John of Barneveld, 1614-23, Volume II.|John Lothrop Motley