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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cashier  \Cash*ier"\  (k[a^]sh*[=e]r"),  n.  [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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  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  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cashier 
  n  :  an  employee  of  a  bank  who  receives  and  pays  out  money  [syn: 
  {teller},  {bank  clerk}] 
  v  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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