(2 syl.). To dismiss an officer from the army, to discard from
society. (French, casser, to break; Italian, cassa'rë, to
blot out; Ger. kassiren.)
The ruling rogue, who dreads to be cashiered,
Contrives, as he is hated, to be feared.
Swift: Epistle to Mr. Gay,
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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