an informal name for amenity bed, private pay bed
[pey-boks] /ˈpeɪˌbɒks/ noun, British. 1. (def 1).
noun 1. .
[pey-chek] /ˈpeɪˌtʃɛk/ noun 1. a given as salary or wages. 2. salary or wages: One can stretch the paycheck only just so far. n. also pay-check, 1894, from pay (n.) + check (n.).
- Pay court to
Solicit the favors or affection of, as in If you want to win the daughter, you’ll have to pay court to her mother. [ Late 1500s ]