petty cash

a cash fund for paying small charges, as for minor office supplies or deliveries.

1825–35 Unabridged
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petty cash
a small cash fund kept on a firm's premises for the payment of minor incidental expenses

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Example sentences
He was eager at that point to give away the memorabilia that he would later be
  accused of selling for petty cash, illegally.
All of the magazine's petty cash mysteriously disappeared.
Henry uses a petty cash fund to make small payments without having to write
  checks for small amounts.
The petty cash fund maintained by the facilities director was kept in her
  personal bank account off school premises.
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