cash·​book ˈkash-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce cashbook (audio)
: a book in which record is kept of all cash receipts and disbursements

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web That page of Hamilton’s cashbook is reproduced in the Hamilton Museum. Pamela Wright,, 12 Jan. 2023 The smoking gun was at the end of the cashbook, where an anonymous hand is settling Hamilton’s estate following his death. David Kindy, Smithsonian Magazine, 10 Nov. 2020 One of those documents includes Hamilton’s own cashbook, which is available online at the Library of Congress. David Kindy, Smithsonian Magazine, 10 Nov. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1606, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cashbook was in 1606

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Cite this Entry

“Cashbook.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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