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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hire·ling /ˈhaɪ(ə)rlɪŋ/
 (a.)被工作的;專為金錢的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hire·ling n.  One who is hired, or who serves for wages; esp., one whose motive and interest in serving another are wholly gainful; a mercenary. “Lewd hirelings.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hire·ling, a. Serving for hire or wages; venal; mercenary. Hireling mourners.”
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 hireling
      n : a person who works only for money [syn: pensionary]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Hireling
    a labourer employed on hire for a limited time (Job 7:1; 14:6;
    Mark 1:20). His wages were paid as soon as his work was over
    (Lev. 19:13). In the time of our Lord a day's wage was a "penny"
    (q.v.) i.e., a Roman denarius (Matt. 20:1-14).