tronc

/ (trɒŋk) /

noun

a pool into which waiters, waitresses, hotel workers, etc, pay their tips and into which some managements pay service charges for later distribution to staff by a tronc master, according to agreed percentages

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Word Origin for tronc

C20: from French: collecting box
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