One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1The state or condition of being superannuated.
2Money, or an allowance, sum, or pension, paid to a person on retirement.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in William Cowper (1731–1800), poet and letter-writer. Alteration of superannuation after annuity.
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