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.
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They have cashiered several of their followers.
Addison.
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He had insolence to cashier the captain of the lord lieutenant's own body guard.
Macaulay.
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2. To put away or reject; to disregard. [R.]
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Connections formed for interest, and endeared

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By selfish views, [are] censured and cashiered.
Cowper.
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They absolutely cashier the literal express sense of the words.
Sowth.
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