E*mol"u*ment (?), n. [L. emolumentum, lit., a working out, fr. emoliri to move out, work out; e out + moliri to set in motion, exert one's self, fr. moles a huge, heavy mass: cf. F. 'emolument. See Mole a mound.]
The profit arising from office, employment, or labor; gain; compensation; advantage; perquisites, fees, or salary.
A long . . . enjoyment of the emoluments of office.
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