Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One intrusted with the keeping of money and money-accounts; a cashier.

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Examples

  • “Umph! — cash-keeper?” muttered Sir Mungo to himself;

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • The knight found the cash-keeper busy in making extracts from those huge brass-clasped leathern-bound manuscript folios, which are the pride and trust of dealers, and the dread of customers whose year of grace is out.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • Heriot, as he descended the stairs, met his cash-keeper coming up, with some concern in his face. — “Why, how now, Roberts,” said the goldsmith, “what means all this, man?”

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • “We must have patience for a time,” said the lady to her visitor; “the cash-keeper is abroad on some business, but he is expected home in the course of half an hour.”

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • About two years and a half before our history opened, when Heriot was absent upon an expedition to the Continent, he sent special orders to his sister and his cash-keeper, directing that the Foljambe apartments should be fitted up handsomely, though plainly, for the reception of a lady, who would make them her residence for some time; and who would live more or less with his own family according to her pleasure.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • “Monna Paula,” she said, “carry this paper to Roberts the cash-keeper; let them give you the money mentioned in the note, and bring it hither presently.”

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • Should not I, the cash-keeper of a receiver-general of finances, have preached poverty and disinterestedness with a very ill grace?

    The Confessions of J J Rousseau

  • M. Dudoyer, his cash-keeper, was old and rich, and wished to retire.

    The Confessions of J J Rousseau

  • The anxiety of mind this sum of money occasioned me, made me perceive I was very unfit to be a cash-keeper, and I have no doubt but my uneasy situation, during his absence, contributed to the illness with which I was seized after his return.

    The Confessions of J J Rousseau

  • Thinking I had no longer need of foresight, and, stifling the vanity of cash-keeper to a financier, I made myself a copyist of music.

    The Confessions of J J Rousseau

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