prest money

noun

Definition of prest money

obsolete
: money advanced to men enlisting in the British army or navy : imprest

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History and Etymology for prest money

Middle English prest moneye money paid in advance, from prest entry 2 + moneye money

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“Prest money.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prest%20money. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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