- to dismiss (a military officer) from service, especially with disgrace.
- to discard; reject.
Origin of cashier2
Examples from the Web for cashiering
I've been cashiering so long I feel funny doing anything else.Strictly Business
He had interfered with the cashiering of the mercenaries at Utrecht.The Life of John of Barneveld, 1614-23, Volume II.
John Lothrop Motley
Cashiering was the least punishment which would await the act.Sophy of Kravonia
An army officer appeared before the President with a statement of his defense against a sentence of cashiering.The Lincoln Story Book
Henry L. Williams
The caliga was the badge, or symbol of a soldier; whence to take away the caliga and belt, imported a dismissal or cashiering.
- a person responsible for receiving payments for goods, services, etc, as in a shop
- Also called: teller an employee of a bank responsible for receiving deposits, cashing cheques, and other financial transactions; bank clerk
- any person responsible for handling cash or maintaining records of its receipt and disbursement
- to dismiss with dishonour, esp from the armed forces
- rare to put away or discard; reject
Word Origin and History for cashiering
"person in charge of money," 1590s, from Middle French caissier "treasurer," from caisse "money box" (see cash (n.)). The immediate source of the English word might be Middle Dutch kassier.
"dismiss," 1590s, from Middle Dutch casseren, kaseeren "to cast off, discharge," from French casser "to discharge, annul," from Late Latin cassare "annul," from Latin cassus "void, empty" (see caste (n.)). Related: Cashiered; cashiering.