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Word Example of - cash

    Example Sentences for cash

    And his peculiarity was that all his transactions in this way were done by cash—bank-notes or gold—instead of by cheque.

    However, she's got the cash now—or at least her daughter has, which is the same thing.

    He was proud of his calling and counted it high and sacred, though he valued his creations in terms of cash.

    There was no large supply of cash to keep this army and its animals in provisions.

    "You'll pay me cash, of course," Captain Dove stipulated, as though he had been bargaining about a charter-party.

    If we fail we won't get a cent of the cash that was promised to us.

    What a discovery must this have been to me, who, but an hour before, was worth sixty guineas in cash!

    The hundred was the cash advanced to oblige you, sir, as a gentleman.

    When he got his heels loose, with a trifle of cash in his pocket, he could turn his steps in any direction he wished.

    It was Tim Gorman's soul then, not the cash registers, which she was worrying about.

Word Origin & History of - cash

    Word Origin & History

    cash 1593, from M.Fr. caisse "money box," from Prov. caissa, It. cassa, from L. capsa "box" (see case (2)); originally the money box, but the secondary sense of the money in it became sole meaning 18c. Verb meaning "to convert to cash" (as a check, etc.) is first attested 1811. Like most financial terms in Eng., ultimately from It. (cf. bankrupt, etc.). Not related to (but influencing the form of) the colonial British cash "Indian monetary system, Chinese coin, etc.," which is from Tamil kasu, Skt. karsha, Sinhalese kasi. Cash crop is attested from 1869; cash flow from 1954.

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