- a present; gratuity; tip.
Origin of cumshaw
Examples from the Web for cumshaw
Historical Examples of cumshaw
First, the doctor who had certified Ambassador Cumshaw's death.
Mr. Thrombley took the call, and I asked him was Mr. Cumshaw around.
And what other calls did you receive, prior to Mr. Cumshaw's death?
"Present for Missy; cumshaw," says the pleasant voice, and what can you do?Peking Dust
Ellen N. La Motte
"As I remarked before, it's up to you," Cumshaw threw at me.The Lost Valley
J. M. Walsh
- (used, esp formerly, by beggars in Chinese ports) a present or tip