[ kash-uh n-kar-ee ]
/ ˈkæʃ ənˈkær i /
sold for cash payment and no delivery service.
operated on such a basis: a cash-and-carry business.
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Origin of cash-and-carry
First recorded in 1915–20
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Examples from the Web for cash-and-carry
In many of the cities and large towns, some credit grocers have adopted what is called the "cash-and-carry plan."Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
sold or operated on a basis of cash payment for merchandise that is not delivered but removed by the purchaser
a wholesale store, esp for groceries, that operates on this basis
an operation on a commodities futures market in which spot goods are purchased and sold at a profit on a futures contract
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