Press money

money paid to a man enlisted into public service. See Prest money, under Prest, a.

See also: Press

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It is also the agent of many other companies, including X Press Money, IME Remit, Himal Remit, Speed Remit Transfast.
People would wait for us along the way to cheer us on and press money into our hands, children from schools along the way would sing for us and keep our spirits up - and they also raised money for us.
On October 8, 2010, District Attorney Jose Ayu Prado's criminal investigations--inquiries that only started after stories appeared in La Prensa ("The Press")--concluded that there was enough evidence to press money laundering charges against former President Ernesto Perez Balladares, who served from 1994 to 1999.
He told the House that his ministry managed to trained 90 staff, 45 in South Africa and 45 in Nairobi, which prompted the ministry to overspend 4.4 million Sudanese pounds from supplementary budget while printing press money was not used.
My travel guide even warned: "Tipping is not expected and if you press money on a taxi driver it can cause offence."