英 [kæ'ʃɪə; kə-]
CET4 TEM4 IELTS 考 研
1. discussion, percussion => quatere 'shake, strike' => quassare 'shake to pieces, break' => cashier, quash, squash.
- cashier (n.)
- "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.
- cashier (v.)
- "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.
- 1. The cashier dived for cover when a gunman opened fire.
- 2. The cashier made a mistake and short-changed him.
- 3. One brother is a cashier and the other sells.
- 4. The cashier is adding up her receipts.
- 5. The young cashier gave a patient sigh.
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