Definition of wages:

part of speech: plural

That which is paid at stated periods for labour or services- usually restricted to weekly, fortnightly, or monthly sums paid to labourers and mechanics; payment; recompense; reward. Note.- Pay is applied to the sums paid to naval and military men, and fees or salary to profesional men, clerks, & c.

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