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backsheesh

/ˈbækʃiːʃ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of baksheesh

baksheesh

/ˈbækʃiːʃ/
noun
1.
money given as a tip, a present, or alms
verb
2.
to give such money to (a person)
Word Origin
C17: from Persian bakhshīsh, from bakhshīdan to give; related to Sanskrit bhaksati he enjoys
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