sick pay

Origin of sick pay

First recorded in 1885–90
Related formssick-pay, adjective
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Examples from the Web for sick pay

Historical Examples of sick pay

  • But what was to become of him now, if he should be ill, and have no "sick-pay" upon which to fall back?

    Memoirs of a Surrey Labourer

    George Sturt (AKA George Bourne)


British Dictionary definitions for sick pay

sick pay

noun
  1. wages paid to an employee while he is on sick leave
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