trophy money

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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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