trophy money

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1664, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trophy money was in 1664

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“Trophy money.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trophy%20money. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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