from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pay-roll; specifically (military), the quarterly account rendered to the war-office by a paymaster.
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If they really believe that the earthquakes are un-predictable, then please let them study seismic activity on a hobby level, and take them off the pay-list.
"I could tell you roughly by the pay-list," the manager answered.
Many of them were at work in large factories, where it was the custom of the house to give a roasted turkey and a pan of cranberry sauce to each person who had been on the pay-list for three months.
A Bombay pay-list of January, 1716, shows us the official salaries at that time.
You had some troops in Italy, and in the empire two regiments only of hussars which were not on its pay-list; England and
Couple of interesting points are in the method of Sniper training and methodology which differ from ours (albeit, the art, at its heart, is very much as it is for us today), and also the fact of the Wermacht keeping wounded and limbless soldiers on the pay-list to pass on their knowledge and do other tasks, which has come up for discussion on here repeatedly.