cash-and-carry

[kash-uh n-kar-ee]

Origin of cash-and-carry

First recorded in 1915–20
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cash-and-carry

adjective, adverb
  1. sold or operated on a basis of cash payment for merchandise that is not delivered but removed by the purchaser
noun
  1. a wholesale store, esp for groceries, that operates on this basis
  2. 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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