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[muhn-eed] /ˈmʌn id/
having much money; wealthy.
of or relating to the wealthy:
moneyed interests.
Origin of moneyed
late Middle English
late Middle English word dating back to 1425-75; See origin at money, -ed3
1. rich, affluent, prosperous. Unabridged
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  • I require your confidence for what I have already said; but I know you have money, and moneyed friends.

    Life in London Edwin Hodder
  • The plucking he had received as a moneyed youth rankled in his heart.

    Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser
  • Nothing is too good for an American's daughter (I speak here of the moneyed classes).

    American Notes Rudyard Kipling
  • He is a moneyed man, and not a year ago, gave the town a new library.

    Meadow Grass Alice Brown
  • At least half a dozen moneyed men are ready to go in with us on this project.

    A Woman Intervenes Robert Barr
British Dictionary definitions for moneyed


having a great deal of money; rich
arising from or characterized by money
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for moneyed

"having money," mid-15c., from past participle of Middle English verb monien "to supply with money" (see money (n.)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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