Money held ready for payment, or actually paid, at the time of a transaction.(noun)
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Use "ready money" in a sentence
"To each of these families, whom I would now call farmers, it was proposed to advance 200 pounds in ready money as a stock to set them to work; to furnish them with cattle, horses, cows, hogs,"
"White's and to Brookes's; would keep race-horses; would walk up and down Pall Mall; be exonerated of his ready money and his constitution; become as totally devoid of morality, honesty, knowledge, and civility, as Protestant loungers in Pall Mall; and return home with a supreme contempt for Father O'Leary and Father O'Callaghan ...."
"The grocer generally obtains a credit of three months, & sells for ready money so as to be able to make his paiments & obtain a new supply."