trophy money

noun
variants: or trophy tax

Definition of trophy money

: an annual English tax for militia equipment by housekeepers levied in the City of London

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First Known Use of trophy money

1664, in the meaning defined above

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“Trophy money.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trophy%20money. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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