pin monies

pin money

noun
1.
any small sum set aside for nonessential minor expenditures.
2.
(formerly) an allowance of money given by a husband to his wife for her personal expenditures.

Origin:
1535–45

pin-money, adjective
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pin money
 
n
1.  an allowance by a husband to his wife for personal expenditure
2.  money saved or earned to be used for incidental expenses

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