Sinecure, * In the ecclesiastical law, this term is used to signify that an ecclesiastical officer is without a charge or cure.

2. In common parlance it means the receipt of a salary for an office when there are no duties to be performed.

* From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, 1856 Edition. Please see Bouvier's Legal Abbreviations & Abbreviated References for help with obscure nomenclature & references.

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