Money-scrivener

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Money-scrivener a broker who deals in money or exchanges
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. moneie (Fr. monnaie)—L. moneta, a mint, Moneta being a surname of Juno, in whose temple at Rome money was coined.

Usage

In literature:

He puts his money to the unnatural act of generation, and his scrivener is the supervisor bawd to it.
"Character Writings of the 17th Century" by Various
He was the son of John Milton a money-scrivener, and born the 9th of December, 1608.
"The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753)" by Theophilus Cibber
The business of Gray's father was, like that of Milton's, a money-scrivener.
"Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Vol. I (of 2)" by William Howitt
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