Magot

(French). Money, or rather a mass of secreted money; a corruption of imago, the “image and superscription” of coined money.

“Là il vola de même, revint à Paris avec un bon magot.” —La Gazette Noire 1784, p. 270.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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