Cashiering
Cashier Cash*ier", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cahiered}; 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. [1913 Webster]

They have cashiered several of their followers. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

He had insolence to cashier the captain of the lord lieutenant's own body guard. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

2. To put away or reject; to disregard. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Connections formed for interest, and endeared [1913 Webster]

By selfish views, [are] censured and cashiered. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

They absolutely cashier the literal express sense of the words. --Sowth. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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