award, recompense, premium, desert, prize, reward, wage, due, comeuppance, lump, accolade, honorarium, plum.
Richard, Earl of Clare, demanded his guerdon
of five shillings for the office of Standard- bearer of St. Edmund.
Think not I did not love thee; hearts will be read yonder; we shall have our guerdon."
None entered e'er the sacred lists of song, Whose lips could breathe sweet music, but he gained Fair guerdon
at the hand of Ptolemy.