In the civil law. An honorary or free gift; a gratuitous payment, asdistinguished from hire or compensation for service; a lawyer’s or counsellor’s fee. Dig.50, 13, 1, 10-12.An honorarium is a voluntary donation, in consideration of services which admit ofno compensation in money; in particular, to advocates at law, deemed to prac! ice forhonor or influence, and not for fees. McDonald v. Napier, 14 Ga. 89.