from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. By the day; per day.
- adj. Reckoned on a daily basis; daily.
- adj. Paid by the day.
- n. An allowance for daily expenses.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a daily stipend
- n. a daily allowable limit for expendables
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- prep. by the day.
- By the day; substantively (chiefly U. S.), an allowance or amount of so much by the day. Also used adjectivally.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a daily allowance for living expenses (especially while traveling in connection with your job)
- adv. one every day
A House bill entitled an act to pay clerks, inspectors and returning officers of elections, and to increase the per diem of members of the Board of Police of Hancock county.
The expenses of the army, averaging 1,000_l. per diem (6_d. a day for each common foot-soldier, 8_d. for a horse-soldier, and so on upwards) were, by agreement, to be charged to England.
I would have asked him to tell the court how many days of expert testimony he had billed Nelson, Goodwin and Mickel in the past five years (forty-eight), what his daily rate ($7,500) and per diem ($300) were, and to name his favorite restaurant in New York (Gotham Bar Grill, most expensive entree, veal esplanade, $48).
Also, have concurred in House amendment to Senate bill entitled an act to pay Clerks, Inspectors and returning officers of elections of Hancock county, and to increase the per diem of the members of the Board of Police.
Be it resolved, that the clerk pay to the personal representative of the said GEORGE W. HOPKINS, his mileage and per diem for this session, or so much thereof as may be due him, out of the appropriation to pay the expenses of this general assembly; and the question being on agreeing thereto, was put, and decided in the affirmative.
Each face was smooth and ruddy (Botox? only a coroner would know for sure), each head of hair lush and vibrant, each profile taut, each body toned (hours per diem in the gym).
Senate bill to be entitled an act to pay Clerks, Inspectors and returning officers of elections of Hancock county, and to increase the per diem of the members of the Board of Police.
A bill entitled an act to pay clerks, inspectors and returning officers of elections of Hancock county, and to increase per diem of the members of Board of Police.
James, R. Chalmers, and Israel Welsh, for such sums respectively as their mileage and per diem during the present called session would amount to, they being delegates to this Convention whose absence is occasioned by their response to the call of the State Executive for volunteer troops to be placed at the disposal of the government of the
An act to pay the clerks, inspectors and returning officers of Elections, and to increase the per diem of members of the Board of Police of Hancock county,