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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cashier \Cash*ier"\ (k[a^]sh*[=e]r"), noun [F. caissier, fr. caisse. See {Cash}.] One who has charge of money; a cash keeper; the officer who has charge of the payments and receipts (moneys, checks, notes), of a bank or a mercantile company.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cashier \Cash*ier"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Cashiered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cashiering}.] [Earlier cash, fr. F. casser to break, annul, cashier, fr. L. cassare, equiv. to cassum reddere, to annul; cf. G. cassiren. Cf. {Quash} to annul, {Cass}.]

1. To dismiss or discard; to discharge; to dismiss with ignominy from military service or from an office or place of trust.

They have cashiered several of their followers. --Addison.

He had insolence to cashier the captain of the lord lieutenant's own body guard. --Macaulay.

2. To put away or reject; to disregard. [R.]

Connections formed for interest, and endeared

By selfish views, [are] censured and cashiered. --Cowper.

They absolutely cashier the literal express sense of the words. --Sowth.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

cashier

noun

1: an employee of a bank who receives and pays out money [syn: {teller}, {cashier}, {bank clerk}]

2: a person responsible for receiving payments for goods and services (as in a shop or restaurant)

verb

1: discard or do away with; "cashier the literal sense of this word"

2: discharge with dishonor, as in the army


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