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CASH, commerce. Money on hand, which a merchant, trader or other person has to do business with.
     2. Cash price, in contracts, is the price of articles paid for in cash, in contradistinction to the credit price. Pard. n. 85; Chipm. Contr. 110. In common parlance, bank notes are considered as cash; but bills receivable are not.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Those who want to avoid the fine and legally use their old cash registers should fulfil several conditions.
3, 2017, Rutledge, Middlebrooks, Perez and Miller removed approximately $1,420 from the cash registers of the Hudson Save More on Hudson Avenue.
Keith Jones with wrecked poppies and (below) cash register left at scene
Thanks to the integration of our innovative smart terminals with the new generation of RBS cash register systems, merchants take benefits of an optimized card & cash payment solution providing an improved consumer experience through speed of payment offering a simplified reporting on transactions to merchants,” said Luciano Cavazzana, Eastern Europe and Africa Managing Director, Ingenico Group.
The cash register was broken and the suspected thief had stolen the cash.
Square Register replaces the clunky, expensive cash register for sellers around the world.
THIS is the terrifying moment a shop worker was stabbed by a knifewielding thief who then ripped out a cash register.
WEBSTER -- A 20-year-old Webster woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing nearly $1,000, over time, from her employer's cash register.
The owner of the shop in the SE-mer neighborhood saw the teenager stealing the money and called the police, who recovered the thief's fingerprints from the cash register.
"The traditional cash register is heading toward obsolescence," said Danielle Vitale, chief operating officer of Barneys New York.
used bolt cutters to remove a cash register from the business, Police Chief Mike Grover said.