- to dismiss (a military officer) from service, especially with disgrace.
- to discard; reject.
Origin of cashier2
Examples from the Web for cashiered
For so misrepresenting their country they ought to be cashiered.The Arena
If they were unlucky, they might be cashiered for losing the ship.The Dew of Their Youth
S. R. Crockett
He has been cashiered,—lost his place and his good name forever.Following the Flag
Charles Carleton Coffin
They will have to be cashiered, or starved out by cutting off the supplies.Flowers of Freethought
George W. Foote
He was cashiered from the army, they would have nothing whatever to do with him.Wild Heather
L. T. Meade
- 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 cashiered
"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.