Hiring

Definitions:

An engagement to service.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (noun) (n.) (noun)
Applied to a place where engagements to service are entered into.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)

Usage examples:

" You to do the hiring and ...
- The Blood Red Dawn by Charles Caldwell Dobie
I am just, possibly, hiring you to do a simple job."
- Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
Peter Brixton was the conductor on the C. P. R. train running into the Valley from Sicamous- now he would think nothing of hiring a special to take him up to Sicamous if he took the fool notion.
- The Spoilers of the Valley by Robert Watson