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 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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