Cash credit
Cash Cash (k[a^]sh), n. [F. caisse case, box, cash box, cash. See {Case} a box.] A place where money is kept, or where it is deposited and paid out; a money box. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

This bank is properly a general cash, where every man lodges his money. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster]

[pounds]20,000 are known to be in her cash. --Sir R. Winwood. [1913 Webster]

2. (Com.) (a) Ready money; especially, coin or specie; but also applied to bank notes, drafts, bonds, or any paper easily convertible into money. (b) Immediate or prompt payment in current funds; as, to sell goods for cash; to make a reduction in price for cash. [1913 Webster]

{Cash account} (Bookkeeping), an account of money received, disbursed, and on hand.

{Cash boy}, in large retail stores, a messenger who carries the money received by the salesman from customers to a cashier, and returns the proper change. [Colloq.]

{Cash credit}, an account with a bank by which a person or house, having given security for repayment, draws at pleasure upon the bank to the extent of an amount agreed upon; -- called also {bank credit} and {cash account}.

{Cash sales}, sales made for ready, money, in distinction from those on which credit is given; stocks sold, to be delivered on the day of transaction.

Syn: Money; coin; specie; currency; capital. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Cash credit — Credit Cred it (kr[e^]d [i^]t), n. [F. cr[ e]dit (cf. It. credito), L. creditum loan, prop. neut. of creditus, p. p. of credere to trust, loan, believe. See {Creed}.] 1. Reliance on the truth of something said or done; belief; faith; trust;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cash credit — is a short term cash loan to a company. A bank provides this type of funding, but only after the required security is given to secure the loan. Once a security for repayment has been given, the business that receives the loan can continuously… …   Wikipedia

  • cash credit — noun in Scottish banking : credit given to a depositor for an overdraft allowed by agreement up to a specified sum * * * cash credit, = cash account. (Cf. ↑cash account) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cash — (k[a^]sh), n. [F. caisse case, box, cash box, cash. See {Case} a box.] A place where money is kept, or where it is deposited and paid out; a money box. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] This bank is properly a general cash, where every man lodges his money.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cash account — Cash Cash (k[a^]sh), n. [F. caisse case, box, cash box, cash. See {Case} a box.] A place where money is kept, or where it is deposited and paid out; a money box. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] This bank is properly a general cash, where every man lodges… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cash account — Cash Cash (k[a^]sh), n. [F. caisse case, box, cash box, cash. See {Case} a box.] A place where money is kept, or where it is deposited and paid out; a money box. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] This bank is properly a general cash, where every man lodges… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cash boy — Cash Cash (k[a^]sh), n. [F. caisse case, box, cash box, cash. See {Case} a box.] A place where money is kept, or where it is deposited and paid out; a money box. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] This bank is properly a general cash, where every man lodges… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cash sales — Cash Cash (k[a^]sh), n. [F. caisse case, box, cash box, cash. See {Case} a box.] A place where money is kept, or where it is deposited and paid out; a money box. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] This bank is properly a general cash, where every man lodges… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Credit — Cred it (kr[e^]d [i^]t), n. [F. cr[ e]dit (cf. It. credito), L. creditum loan, prop. neut. of creditus, p. p. of credere to trust, loan, believe. See {Creed}.] 1. Reliance on the truth of something said or done; belief; faith; trust; confidence.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • credit — [n1] recognition; trust acclaim, acknowledgment, approval, attention, belief, Brownie points*, commendation, confidence, credence, distinction, faith, fame, glory, honor, kudos*, merit, notice, pat on the back*, points*, praise, reliance,… …   New thesaurus

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