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Bonus

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A bounty over and above the interest of a share in any company. (Latin, bonus quœstus, a good profit or bounty. The interest or fruit of money put out in an investment was by the Romans called the quœstus.)

Bonus Homērus. (See Homer.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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