cash


cash
cash 1590s, from M.Fr. caisse "money box" (16c.), from Prov. caissa, It. cassa, from L. capsa "box" (see CASE (Cf. 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. Related: Cashed; cashing. Like most of the common financial terms in English, ultimately from Italian (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; cash register from 1879.

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